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Collection Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection
Catalog Number 1917.002.004
Object Name Drawing
Title "Soon the Sun Will Have to Smile" by Nina Allender, Apr. 21, 1917
Date 04-21-1917
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1917
Adopted By Laurie Rofini
Description Suffragist working in a garden symbolizing the spread of women's suffrage throughout the states. Woodrow Wilson is depicted as the sun.

The caption on the original drawing is:"Suffragist: 'If the Sun would only smile.'"
Artist Allender, Nina E., 1872-1957
Dimensions H-14.5 W-11.75 inches
People Allender, Nina E., 1872-1957
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
Subjects Cartoons (Commentary)--1910-1920
State rights
Women's suffrage--United States--1910-1920
Search Terms Cartoons (Commentary)--1910-1920
State rights
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.