Pinback button, "Votes for Women June 5th", [1916]

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Title

Pinback button, "Votes for Women June 5th", [1916]

Description

Black on gold pinback button. White back paper contains the name of the manufacturer and the Chicago union bug.

This button may have been used in Iowa during the 1916 suffrage referendum. The referendum failed to pass at that time, but Iowa became the tenth state to ratify the the 19th Amendment when it was passed by Congress in 1919.

Date

[1916]

Subject

Advertising, Political--United States
Buttons
Campaign buttons
Campaign insignia
Political campaigns
Referendum
Women--Suffrage--Iowa

Creator

Chicago, I.L. : Cruver Mfg. Co. (Manufacturer)

Language

English

Identifier

BUTN.1916.02

Original Format

Buttons (information artifacts)
celluloid (cellulosic)

Physical Dimensions

2.25 cm. diam.

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