Woman Suffrage Button
- 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.
- Currently not on view
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- metal (overall material)
- 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 and Military History: Political History, Women's History Collection
- Government, Politics, and Reform
- Woman Suffrage
- National Museum of American History
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