Browse Items (63 total)

  • Collection: Buttons and Ribbons

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Red, green and white pinback button with the name of the organization, the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies. The NUWSS was founded in Great Britain in 1897 by the merger of the National Central Society for Women's Suffrage and the Central…

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Purple, green, and white pinback button with the slogan "Votes for Women" surrounding a central chain link design and the initials for the Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association (C.W.S.A.). The chain link design and the colors were taken from the…

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Pinback with colorful illustration of a herald holding a trumpet in one hand and, in the other, a banner with the word "Forward." Along the bottom is the name "Denver."

White backpaper contains the name of the manufacturer and the distributor.

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Blue and white pinback button with the appeal to "Let Mother Vote" inside an outline of the state of Ohio. This button was issued in 1911 when the Ohio Woman Suffrage Association was lobbying voters for an upcoming woman's suffrage referendum. The…

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Blue on yellow celluloid pinback button with the slogan "Votes for Women" surrounding a blue flag with ten stars.

White backpaper contains the name of the manufacturer.

This button was issued by Illinois suffragists, sometimes with nine stars.…

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Purple, green and white celluloid pinback button with the slogan "Votes for Women" printed in gold. This button was most likely distributed by the Women's Political Union, founded by Harriot Stanton Blatch. The WPU adopted the same colors as the…

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Purple, white, green, and gold pinback button with the slogan "Votes for Women" in black print.

White backpaper contains the name of the manufacturer.

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Red on white on blue pinback button with the slogan "Votes for Women" surrounded by six stars.

This pin was produced by the National American Woman Suffrage Association in 1911 when California was expected to become the sixth suffrage…

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Purple and green pinback with the slogan "Votes for Women" printed in white.

Purple, green and white were colors associated with the suffrage movement in England, but several American suffrage organizations borrowed the colors.

White back…

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Black on gold pinback button with the slogan "Votes for Women."

The black and gold indicate that this was most likely issued by the National American Woman Suffrage Association but may have been distributed during the California campaign in…