International Congress of Women Ribbon

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International Congress of Women Ribbon

Subject

Chicago, Illinois; Women's rights

Description

Blue rectangular ribbon with a 'V' cut out of the bottom of the ribbon, with "International Congress of Women" "Called by the National Council of Women of the United States" "July 16-22 1933 Chicago". The top of the ribbon has a gold name plate with no paper insert. The ribbon is from the International Congress of Women for Civil Rights, which was held July 16-22, 1933, Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois.

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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International Congress of Women

Date

1933

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