Hand Held Fan : Women's Ballot for the King's Business. [1914]

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Title

Hand Held Fan : Women's Ballot for the King's Business. [1914]

Description

Yellow cardboard fan with black print attached to a wooden dowel reads "Woman's Ballot for the King's Business / Under the Stars and Stripes Women Vote on the Same Terms as Men in Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Washington, California, Oregon, Kansas, Arizona, Illinois, and Alaska. Help Ohio win in 1914"

One side contains detailed arguments for woman suffrage in Ohio. The reverse side reads "The most patriotic service you can render your country this day is to resolve to help win Votes for Women" and contains quotes from well-known public figures in favor or woman suffrage.

The slogan, "Women's Ballot for the King's Business" was originally adopted by the Women's Christian Temperance Union.

Date

[1914]

Subject

Aked, Charles F. (Charles Frederic), 1864-1941
Booth, Maud Ballington, 1865-1948
Curtis, George William, 1824-1892
Election
Fleischer, Charles
Gleason, Joseph M.
Griggs, Edward Howard, 1868-1951
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940
Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart, 1844-1911
Political campaigns
States' rights (American politics)---History--20th century
Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898
Women--Legal status, laws, etc.
Women--Political activity
Women--Suffrage--Ohio

Format

Paper and wood

Language

English

Identifier

MEMR.1914.02

Coverage

Ohio

Original Format

Hand held fan

Physical Dimensions

Fan : 16.5 x 21 cm.
Wood dowel : 13 cm.

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