Jus Suffragii Ribbon

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Jus Suffragii Ribbon

Subject

Suffrage; Women's rights

Description

Ribbon consists of a small gold bar at top with "CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT" etched on the front and the back has the pin. Beneath the bar is a gold colored ribbon under a purple ribbon with "NATIONAL PRESIDENT" in gold lettering and a gold star underneath. Attached to the ribbons is a round, gold medal with an image of women holding scales in front of a rising sun and "Jus Suffragii" (The Right of Suffrage) in raised 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

International Woman Suffrage Alliance

Date

1904-1923

Digital Item Created: 2010-11-03

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