Woman Suffrage Button

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Button worn by supporters of woman suffrage.
The nine stars represent the number of states in which women had full suffrage at the time it was made. The first nine states to extend suffrage to women were Wyoming (1869), Colorado (1893), Utah (1896), Idaho (1896), Washington (1910), California (1911), Kansas, Oregon and Arizona (all 1912).
"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
subject
Women's Suffrage
National Museum of American History
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 3/4 in x 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 1.905 cm x 1.905 cm x .635 cm x 1.905 cm
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Political History: Political History, Women's History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Woman Suffrage
Object Name
button
ID Number
PL.242991.062
accession number
242991
catalog number
242991.062