Pinback button : National Junior Suffrage Corps Youth Today Tomorrow Power. [Circa 1914-1915]

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Title

Pinback button : National Junior Suffrage Corps Youth Today Tomorrow Power. [Circa 1914-1915]

Description

Greeen, white, and yellow pinback button with an image of an evergreen tree in the center surrounded by the words "National Junior Suffrage Corps. Youth Today Tomorrow Power."

The National Junior Suffrage Corps was created in 1914 by Caroline Ruutz-Rees, the principal of a girls' school in Greenwich, Connecticut, to interest young women in the cause. Ruutz-Rees was also the third Vice President of the American Woman Suffrage Association. The group's motto was "Youth Today, Tomorrow Power."

The backpaper was ripped off leaving no manufacturer information.

Date

[Circa 1914-1915]

Subject

Advertising, Political--United States
American Woman Suffrage Association
Buttons
Campaign buttons
Campaign insignia
National Junior Suffrage Corps
Political campaigns
Ruutz-Rees, Caroline
Women--Suffrage--Connecticut

Language

English

Identifier

BUTN.1914.04

Original Format

Buttons (information artifacts)
celluloid (cellulosic)

Physical Dimensions

2.5 cm. diam.

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