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Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
buff, yellow, black (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/32 in; 13.97 cm x 8.89 cm x .0508 cm
Object Name:
postcard
Description:
This postcard urges support for a coming (successful) vote in California. California granted woman suffrage in 1911. The five stars below the banner represent the states which had already granted full suffrage: Wyoming (1869), Colorado (1893), Utah (1896), Idaho (1896), and Washington (1910).
The National American Woman Suffrage Association began a postcard campaign in 1910, partly to raise awareness of the cause and partly as a fundraiser. The cards could be funny, serious, or sentimental. Some employed powerful patriotic symbols and logical arguments to make their case for woman’s right to vote.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Women's Suffrage  Search this
Credit Line:
Marjorie Longwell
ID Number:
PL.257500.19
Catalog number:
257500.19
Accession number:
257500
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Women's History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Woman Suffrage
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-d9ad-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1444286