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International Woman Suffrage Alliance 10th Congress Badge

International Woman Suffrage Alliance 10th Congress Badge

Title

International Woman Suffrage Alliance 10th Congress Badge

Description

White and gold ribbon with "Officers" inscribed in gold across it. At the top of the ribbon is a gold name plate holding a piece of paper with "Carrie Chapman Catt" hand written on it. At the bottom of the ribbon is a gold medal in an slightly oval shape with "MAI 1926" "JUIN PARIS" in raised letters, blue inlay with "I.W.S.A." inscribed in gold. This is from the Tenth Congress of the International Alliance of Women for Suffrage and Equal Citizenship, which was held in Paris, France, May 30 -June 6, 1926.
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 for Suffrage and Equal Citizenship

Source

RS 21/7/3

Date

1926
Digital Item Created:2010-11-04
21-07-003.Catt.2002-R001.019.tif

Rights

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Relation

Carrie Chapman Catt Papers, 1878-ongoing; http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/21-7-3.html

Format

Badges; 2.54 x 8.3 cm
3

Type

Image

Identifier

21-07-003.Catt.2002-R001.019
http://cdm16001.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16001coll7/id/24

Collection