Playing cards with Votes for Women slogan. [Circa 1900-1910]

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Title

Playing cards with Votes for Women slogan. [Circa 1900-1910]

Description

Set of purple playing cards with white print and the "Votes for Women" slogan printed in a ribbon design on the top and bottom.

The center features the allegorical figure of Justice holding her scales, a symbol for the suffrage movement. The faces of the cards are a traditional design but the ace of spades contains the Clarion design of the woman blowing a bugle and the "Votes for Women" slogan printed below.

Playing cards were a very popular fundraising and outreach tool during the suffrage campaign.

Date

[Circa 1900-1910]

Subject

Advertising, Political--United States
Card games
Fundraising
Playing cards
Votes for Women

Creator

National American Woman Suffrage Association

Language

English

Identifier

MEMR.1900.03

Original Format

Playing cards

Physical Dimensions

[52] cards: ill. ; 9 cm.

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