"Mothers’ Votes Protect the Home"

Banner used by Texas suffragists

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“Mothers’ Votes Protect the Home” banner, ca. 1910s
“Mothers’ Votes Protect the Home” banner, ca. 1910s

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.

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"Mothers’ Votes Protect the Home" Artifact from Austin
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