New York Women's Suffrage Association Ribbon

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Title

New York Women's Suffrage Association Ribbon

Subject

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

Description

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.

Creator

New York Women's Suffrage Association

Date

1903

Digital Item Created: 2010-11-04

Rights

U.S. and international copyright laws protect this digital image. Commercial use or distribution of the image is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder. For permission to use the digital image, please contact Iowa State University Library Special Collections at archives@iastate.edu For reproductions see: http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/services/photfees.html

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