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"The Ballot is Denied to Woman, The Blot on the Escutcheon," 1910

Cargill Company (Grand Rapids, Mich.)1910

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford

In the early 20th century, women and men alike joined the already decades-long fight for women's suffrage, or equal voting rights. To rally support, suffragists often appealed to patriotic sentiments. This postcard suggested that denying women the right to vote tainted the reputation of the United States of America. A constitutional amendment granting women suffrage was finally ratified in 1920.

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  • Title: "The Ballot is Denied to Woman, The Blot on the Escutcheon," 1910
  • Creator: Cargill Company (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
  • Date Created: 1910
  • Location: United States, Michigan, Grand Rapids
  • Subject Keywords: Postcards, Voting, Women's rights
  • Type: Documents
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: http://collections.thehenryford.org/Collection.aspx?objectKey=312281
  • Object Name: Postcard
  • Object ID: 98.94.33
  • Image ID: THF93149
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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