Woman Suffrage Button

Woman Suffrage Button

Description
Button worn by supporters of woman suffrage. This button’s 12 stars represent the number of states in which women had full suffrage at the time it was made: Wyoming (1869), Colorado (1893), Utah (1896), Idaho (1896), Washington (1910), California (1911), Kansas, Oregon and Arizona (all 1912), Montana and Nevada (1914).
“Votes for Women” was one of the most popular and recognizable slogans used by members of the woman’s suffrage movement.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 1 in x 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 2.54 cm x .635 cm
ID Number
1980.0606.189
accession number
1980.0606
catalog number
1980.0606.189
subject
Women's Suffrage
See more items in
Political and Military History: Political History, Womens History/Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Woman Suffrage
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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