Invitation : Victory convention (1869-1920) of the National American Woman Suffrage Association including the Susan B. Anthony centenary celebration and the Anna Howard Shaw memorial : together with the first national congress of the League of Women Voters. [1920]

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Title

Invitation : Victory convention (1869-1920) of the National American Woman Suffrage Association including the Susan B. Anthony centenary celebration and the Anna Howard Shaw memorial : together with the first national congress of the League of Women Voters. [1920]

Description

Formal invitation to NAWSA's annual convention, dubbed the "Victory Convention" and held in Chicago, Illinois.

At the time of the convention, 33 states had ratified the federal suffrage amendment. The victory came on August 18, 1920 when Tennessee became the 36th and final state to ratify the amendment.

At the convention, Carrie Chapman Catt formally founded the League of Women Voters as a "mighty political experiment" to help women carry out their new responsibility as voters.

Date

[1920]

Subject

Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947
Constitutional amendments
Convention
International Woman Suffrage Alliance
National American Woman Suffrage Association. Convention
National American Woman Suffrage Association. League of Women Voters
National League of Women Voters (U.S.)
Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919
United States--Illinois--Chicago

Creator

National American Woman Suffrage Association

Publisher

National American Woman Suffrage Association

Format

Tri-fold

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1920.02

Coverage

Chicago, Illinois

Text

There is every reason to believe that this Convention will celebrate the ratification of the Federal Suffrage Amendment in the necessary thirty-six states.

Original Format

Invitations

Physical Dimensions

11.5 x 25 cm.

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