International Alliance of Women 13th Congress Badge

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International Alliance of Women 13th Congress Badge

Subject

Suffrage; Denmark; Women's rights; International Woman Suffrage Alliance

Description

Silver, round button with "Intern. Stemmert Alliance 13 Kongress" around the edge "Kobenhaven", "July 1939", and a tree and a heart embossed on it. It is connected with white and yellow ribbons to an oval piece of white paper with "C.C.C." written in blue. The badge is from the Thirteenth Congress of the International Alliance of Women, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 8th -14th 1939.

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

International Alliance of Women

Date

1939

Digital Item Created: 2010-11-03

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