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  • Collection: Buttons and Ribbons

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Purple, green, and white pinback button with the logo for the Women's Political Union of New York. Founded by Harriot Stanton Blatch, the WPU adopted the same colors as the British Women's Social and Political Union.

White backpaper contains the…

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Red, white and blue button in the shape of the U.S. shield. Along the top, the button is blue with 13 stars, and along the bottom half, are red and white vertical stripes and "Votes for Women" printed in black text. The stars may represent the…

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Blue enamel on sterling silver pinback button that features the allegorical figure of Justice holding up a pair of scales.

This button is most likely issued to lobby for suffrage in New York because blue is one of the official colors of New…

BUTN-1910-03 Justice Votes Button.JPG
Blue enamel on sterling silver pinback button that features the allegorical figure of Justice holding up a pair of scales.

This button is most likely issued to lobby for suffrage in New York because blue is one of the official colors of New…

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Black on gold pinback button with the slogan "Votes for Women" surrounded by ten stars. The ten stars represent the number of states in which women have the right to vote at the time it was created.

White back paper contains the name of the…

BUTN-1910-04 Blue-Gold Stars Votes Button.jpg
Blue on gold pinback button with the slogan "Votes for Women" surrounded by ten stars. The ten stars represent the number of states in which women have the right to vote at the time it was created.

White back paper contains the name of the…

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Blue on gold pinback button with six stars surrounding the slogan "Equal Suffrage."

Issued early in 1911 before California became a suffrage state, suffragists lobbied for Ohio to be the sixth state to pass a suffrage referendum. California…

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Blue on gold pinback button with six stars surrounding the slogan "Equal Suffrage."

Issued early in 1911 before California became a suffrage state, suffragists lobbied for Ohio to be the sixth state to pass a suffrage referendum. California…

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Black on gold pinback button with the image of a woman standing in the foreground holding wheat in one hand and arrows in the other hand, the sun and mountains behind her, with the appeal "Let Ohio Women Vote."

Issued early in 1911 before…

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Blue on gold pinback button with six stars surrounding the slogan "Ohio Next."

Issued early in 1911 before California became a suffrage state, suffragists lobbied for Ohio to be the sixth state to pass a suffrage referendum. California became the…
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