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Pennant

Object Number: 
INV.7092a
Date: 
1910-1920
Medium: 
Felt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 23 1/4 in. ( 29.2 x 59.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: center: "VOTE FOR/ WOMAN SUFFRAGE/ NOV. 2ND" printed: on tag on reverse: "H. W. ANNESS & CO./ FLAGS/ NEW YORK"
Description: 
Yellow felt campaign pennant printed, "VOTE FOR/ WOMAN SUFFRAGE/ NOV. 2ND" in black ink.
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group