Cloth rose button and ribbon : I cast my first vote. [1921]

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Title

Cloth rose button and ribbon : I cast my first vote. [1921]

Description

Pink paper rose with green stem and a picture of the candidate, Horace E. Kennedy, in the center. The rose is attached to a yellow ribbon with black printed text: "I cast my first vote at a municipal election in the red rose city for Kennedy and the straight Republican ticket, November 8th, 1921."

This was the first local election in Pennsylvania in which women had the right to participate and vote. Kennedy served as mayor of Lancaster, Pennsylvania from 1920 to 1922.

Date

[1921]

Subject

Buttons
Kennedy, Horace E.
Political campaigns
Ribbons
United States--Pennsylvania--Lancaster

Language

English

Identifier

MEMR.1921.01

Coverage

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Original Format

Ribbon (material)
Buttons (information artifacts)

Physical Dimensions

Ribbon : 3 x 10 cm.
Button : 5 cm. diam.

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