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Collection National Woman's Party Textile Collection
Catalog Number 1913.004
Object Name Banner
Title Yellow banner with black lettering reading "Mr. President...," Circa 1917
Date 1913-1920
Year Range from 1913
Year Range to 1920
Description Rectangular banner of yellow painted fabric, possibly cotton gauze, with black painted lettering reading "Mr. President it is unjust to deny women a voice in the government when the government is conscripting their sons." Below lettering is a black painted scroll motif above chevron-shaped bottom edge. Banner is stitched to unbleached cotton twill backing fabric covering a padded board and mounted in a gilt frame.
Dimensions W-37 L-54 inches
Material Fabric/Paint
People Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
Subjects Banners
Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
Search Terms 1910-1920
Suffrage parade
Suffrage--United States--1910-1920
Suffragists -- United States -- 1910-1920
Provenance Used by the National Woman's Party during picketing, protests and demonstrations in their fight for women's suffrage, 1917.