Pen used to sign the Woman Suffrage Joint Resolution, 1919

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Description
This gold fountain pen was used by both Vice President Thomas Marshall and Speaker of the House Frederick Gillett on June 4, 1919 to sign the Joint Resolution of Congress recommending a constitutional amendment extending the right of suffrage to women. The amendment was ratified in August of 1920.
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Woman Suffrage
ID Number
PL.026179
accession number
64601
catalog number
026179
Credit Line
National American Woman Suffrage Association
referenced
Marshall, Thomas R.
subject
Women's Suffrage
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/2 in; 11.43 cm
National Museum of American History
Object Name
pen