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Button, Political

Description

Campaign Button made in Baltimore, Maryland for the 1912 Democratic National Convention in Baltimore. It was the first time that the Democratic Party somewhat supported women’s suffrage at a National level. Champ Clark was an advocate for voting rights for women and his wife was also a nationally known advocate for suffrage. Clark ultimately lost to Wilson at the convention, but continued his advocacy after the convention.

Date

1912

Materials

Metal, plastic

Object ID

1966.83.6

Resource ID

8499

Credit Line

Transferred from library.

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.