Votes for Women Button

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Title

Votes for Women Button

Subject

United States; Suffrage; Women's rights

Description

Round gold colored button with ten small black stars surrounding "VOTES FOR WOMEN" in black lettering on the front.

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.

Date

1887-1920

Digital Item Created: 2010-11-03

21-07-003.Catt.2002-R001.008.tif

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