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The Bulls and Bears in the Market
Oil on linen
Artist/Maker:William Holbrook Beard
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Circular metal pin-back button "VOTES/FOR/WOMEN"; gold and black
The Women's Suffrage movement, begun in the mid-19th century, recognized women as contributors to the greater good of society. The movement's leaders fought for a woman's right to vote, a dream that did not become reality until the nineteenth amendment was added to the Constitution in 1920.
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