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Name Women's suffrage--United States--1910-1920
Number of Object records 189
Number of Photo records 10
Number of Archive records 1
Number of Library records 0

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Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.025a

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.025a

Yellow cotton sateen banner with white painted letters reading "Working Women Need the Vote" in block capitals with a decorative design at bottom center. Banner is edged in gold-toned metallic trim. Bottom edge in decorative point and curve design has applied yellow fringe. At top are hanging loops in same gold-toned trim. Banner is backed in unbleached cotton muslin sewn to edges of banner with running and overcast stitch. Twill tape label is applied at back and twill tape loops are applied behind hanging loops at top.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.026a

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.026a

Rectangular dark blue cotton sateen banner with turquoise painted lettering reading "Man needs her help but she cannot give it" in block capitals with decorative symbols. Bottom of banner is cut into points and edged in yellow fringe. Turquoise letters appear to have been painted over silver paint or pigment. Banner is backed in same dark blue fabric, joining the front at the top edge to create a tube for hanging. Through tube is wooden pole with gold-painted acorn-shaped finials, the right finial removeable. The banner is nailed to the pole with one nail at either end.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.026b

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.026b

Wooden cross-pole with gold-painted acorn-shaped finials, one removeable. One rusty nail remains near one finial.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.027

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.027

Rectangular yellow cotton sateen banner with purple painted lettering reading "As He died to make man holy, let us die to make men free" in block capitals. Scalloped bottom edge has applied yellow fringe. Top of banner is folded over to form hanging tube, through which is threaded wooden pole with a white hanging cord knotted and nailed to it at either end.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.029

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.029

Rectangular purple cotton sateen banner with yellow painted lettering reading "The Lord Giveth the Word the Women that Publish the Tidings are a Mighty Host" in gothic capitals. Pointed bottom edge has applied yellow fringe. Top of banner is folded over to form hanging tube. Banner is backed in unbleached cotton muslin applied with overcast stitch and running stitch, turned over at the top edge to form a hanging tube.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.032

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.032

Rectangular yellow cotton sateen banner with black painted lettering outlined in silver reading "Dreams with their glory Lo! They call" in block capitals. Scalloped bottom edge has applied yellow fringe. Banner is backed in same fabric, with edges sewn together to form hanging tube at top.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.033

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.033

Rectangular yellow cotton sateen banner with black painted lettering outlined in silver reading "Without extinction is liberty Without retrograde is equality" in block capitals. Scalloped bottom edge has applied yellow fringe. Banner is backed in same fabric, with edges sewn together to form hanging tube at top.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.034

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.034

Rectangular yellow cotton sateen banner with black painted lettering outlined in silver reading "We hold a banner for a sword till all oppression cease" in block capitals. Scalloped bottom edge has applied yellow fringe. Banner is backed in same fabric, with edges sewn together to form hanging tube at top, through which is threaded a white cotton rope stapled together at one end.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.052

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.052

Rectangular banner in orange and white stripes with dark blue inset in upper left corner with appliqued white felt lettering on both sides reading "Votes for Women." Appliqued blue felt lettering on both sides of lower right stripes also reads "Votes for Women." Stripes are stitched together with flat-felled seams and hemmed at all sides. Inset is attached with a double row of zigzag stitch. Felt letters are appliqued on in running stitch. At far left of banner are five sets of cotton plain-weave ties, probably for hanging on a pole. A strip of cotton webbing tape is applied to the edge of the banner reverse next to the hanging ties with conservation stitching.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.053

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.053

Rectangular yellow cotton sateen banner with black painted lettering outlined in silver reading "Naught can ye win but by faith and daring" in block capitals. Scalloped bottom edge has applied yellow fringe. Banner is backed in same fabric, with edges sewn together to form hanging tube at top.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.054

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.054

Rectangular yellow cotton sateen banner with black painted lettering outlined in silver reading "Standing together women shall take their lives in their own keeping" in block capitals. Scalloped bottom edge has applied yellow fringe. Banner is backed in same fabric, with edges sewn together to form hanging tube at top. At top of reverse is unbleached cotton muslin hanging tube attached with yellow thread in conservation stitching.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.055

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.055

Rectangular yellow cotton sateen banner with black painted lettering outlined in silver reading "Forward out of darkness leave behind the night forward out of error forward into light" in block capitals. Scalloped bottom edge has applied yellow fringe. Banner is backed in same fabric, with edges sewn together to form hanging tube at top.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.060

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.060

Rectangular yellow cotton sateen banner with black painted lettering outlined in silver reading "Failure is Impossible" in block capitals. Scalloped bottom edge has applied yellow fringe. Banner is backed in same fabric, with edges sewn together to form hanging tube at top. at either side of top edge are pieces of loose-weave cotton tape knotted to the fabric, probably for hanging. A strip of braided black tape sewn to the reverse of the center of the top edge, also probably for hanging. Pieces of the same tape are sewn at either bottom edge on reverse.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.062

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.062

Rectangular fragment of purple ("violet") silk velvet with attached pin reading "Votes for Women." Velvet is selvage-width and cut at left and right edges. Pin is narrow rectangle of brass-toned metal with a beveled top and metal letters reading "Votes for Women" surrounded by white enamel.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.063

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.063

Rectangular yellow cotton sateen banner with black painted lettering outlined in silver reading "Horizons Call Enter and Conquer" in block capitals. Scalloped bottom edge has applied yellow fringe. Banner is backed in same fabric, with edges sewn together to form hanging tube at top.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.064

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.064

Rectangular yellow cotton sateen banner with black painted lettering outlined in silver reading "Bear the Banner Proudly They Have Borne Before" in block capitals. Scalloped bottom edge has applied yellow fringe. Banner is backed in same fabric, with edges sewn together to form hanging tube at top.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.065

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.065

Rectangular tri-color banner with two layers of tricolors, one on top of the other, in alternating strips of purple ("violet"), white, yellow ("gold"), purple("violet"), white, and yellow ("gold"). Strips are attached with flat-felled seams. At the top of the banner is sewn a purple satin ribbon, to form a hanging sleeve.

Image of National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.069

National Woman's Party Textile Collection - 1913.069

Rectangular banner made of white material, possibly paint-covered fabric, with purple and green printed lettering reading "Votes for Women." Underneath lettering at bottom right side of front is printed "Calhoun, (International Allied Printing Trades Council Label) Hartford, CT. in all capitals. Edges of banner are unfinished. Very fragile, not able to be displayed.

National Woman's Party Political Cartoon Collection - 1914.003.001

A Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage battering ram beats against the door to the U.S. Congress "castle." The battering ram is called "The Suffragist" and the frame around it is decorated with the tricolor flag. Two Congressmen lean against the castle walls above, smoking.