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Pennant

Object Number: 
1946.162
Date: 
1910-1920
Medium: 
Felt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 29 in. ( 26 x 73.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on tag: "HENRY SCHWARTZ/ BADGES, SOUVENIRS,/ COLLEGE AND FRATERNAL PENNANTS/ 15 ANN STREET, NEW YORK" printed: center: "VOTES/ FOR/ WOMEN"
Description: 
Beige felt campaign pennant printed, "VOTES/ FOR/ WOMEN" in black ink; black felt hoist with black ties.
Gallery Label: 
The Woman Suffrage Party was organized by Carrie Chapman Catt in 1909 out of many small suffrage societies. It put the state legislature under intense pressure in 1915 forcing a referendum on votes for women in New York State. In 1917, a second vote was forced by more campaigning, helping women gain the vote in New York state.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Robert Cushman Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group