I March for Full Suffrage Button

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I March for Full Suffrage Button

Subject

Suffrage; United States; Parades, Chicago, Illinois; Women's rights

Description

Round yellow button with "I MARCH; FOR FULL SUFFRAGE; JUNE 7TH; WILL YOU?" in black lettering on the front. The march took place in Chicago, Illinois during the 1916 Republican National Convention.

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.

Date

1916

Digital Item Created:2010-11-03

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