Pinback button : 36. [Circa 1919-1920]

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Title

Pinback button : 36. [Circa 1919-1920]

Description

Red on white on blue pinback button with white stars surrounding the number "36."

Thirty-six was the number of states needed to ratify the 19th amendment to grant women the right to vote. In 1920, Tennessee became the 36th and final state needed to ratify the amendment.

White backpaper contains the name of the manufacturer.

Date

[Circa 1919-1920]

Subject

Advertising, Political--United States
Buttons
Campaign buttons
Campaign insignia
Constitutional amendments--ratification
Political campaigns

Creator

Newark, N.J. : Whitehead & Hoag Co. (Manufacturer)

Language

English

Identifier

BUTN.1919.01

Original Format

Buttons (information artifacts)
celluloid (cellulosic)

Physical Dimensions

1.5 cm. diam.

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