Small pin in the shape of a flag. Front has white background inscribed with "VROUWEN KIESRECHT" in gold. Vrouwenkiesrecht translates from Dutch to "Woman Suffrage" in English.
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.
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Carrie Chapman Catt Papers, 1878-ongoing; http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/21-7-3.html
Pins (jewelry); 1.9 x 2.9 cm