Pinback button : Votes for Women. [Circa 1910-1913]

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Title

Pinback button : Votes for Women. [Circa 1910-1913]

Description

Blue on yellow celluloid pinback button with the slogan "Votes for Women" surrounding a blue flag with ten stars.

White backpaper contains the name of the manufacturer.

This button was issued by Illinois suffragists, sometimes with nine stars. Ten stars symbolized their hope to become the next state to grant women the right to vote. Illinois women were given the right to vote (with some restrictions) in 1913.

Date

[Circa 1910-1913]

Subject

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

Creator

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

Language

English

Identifier

BUTN.1910.09

Original Format

Buttons (information artifacts)
celluloid (cellulosic)

Physical Dimensions

2 cm. diam.

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