New York Women's Suffrage Association Ribbon

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New York Women's Suffrage Association Ribbon


New York; United States; Suffrage; Women's rights


Ribbon includes a small gold decorative rectangle that is at the top. Attached is a yellow ribbon with "N. Y. W. S. A. 35th Annual Convention Hornellsville Oct. 20-23, 1903" in black letter. Attached at the bottom of the ribbon is a round photograph of Carrie Chapman Catt framed by a gold ring. The back of the image has "PRESIDENT N.A.W.S.A. Carrie C. Catt" in blue lettering.

Carrie Lane Chapman Catt (1859-1947) was a suffragist, early feminist, political activist, and Iowa Agricultural College (Iowa State University) alumna (1880). She was president (1900-1904 and 1915-1920) of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. She also formed and was president (1904-1923) of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance. In 1920, she helped found the League of Women Voters.


New York Women's Suffrage Association



Digital Item Created: 2010-11-04


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