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Collection Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection
Catalog Number 1920.003.009
Object Name Drawing
Title "Balance Scale" by Nina Allender, Nov. 1, 1920
Date 11-01-1920
Year Range from 1920.0
Year Range to 1920.0
Description A woman holds a balance scale. On one side, a man is holding a sign: "How to Vote;" On the other, a man is holding a sign: "Advice."

This cartoon was originally published in "The Suffragist" on November 1, 1920.

The artist did not write a caption on the original drawing and there is no caption with the published version. The drawing was part of an article on page 269.
Artist Allender, Nina E., 1872-1957
Dimensions H-9 W-9 inches
People Allender, Nina E., 1872-1957
Subjects Cartoons (Commentary)--1910-1920
Constitutional Amendments--Ratification
Voting
Women's suffrage--United States--1910-1920
Search Terms Cartoons (Commentary)--1910-1920
Constitutional Amendments--Ratification
Voting
Women's suffrage--United States--1910-1920
Provenance Nina Evans Allender was the official cartoonist for the National Woman's Party. She contributed over 150 cartoons to the suffrage campaign, mostly original drawings created for The Suffragist, the weekly publication of the National Woman's Party from 1913 until 1921, and later its successor, Equal Rights, published from 1923 until 1954. Allender gave the majority of the cartoons she drew during this time to the National Woman's Party.