"Mothers’ Votes Protect the Home"
Banner used by Texas suffragists
Purple, white, and gold were the suffrage movement’s colors signifying loyalty, purity, and life. This banner also uses green, a color more associated with suffrage in England. The slogan communicated that a woman could vote and fulfill her role as homemaker.
Courtesy Jane Y. McCallum Papers, Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Time Period: 1866 - 1936
Exhibit: Sister Suffragists
This artifact is currently on view.