The Suffragette Bar

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Title

The Suffragette Bar

Description

THE SUFFRAGETTE
BAR.

NOTHING
BUT
ICE CREAM
AND
PRETZELS.
OH! JOY!

NO
TRUST

[Image: This card, Number 4014, is part of a sixteen-card series. Three women are at a bar facing a fourth woman. All are dressed well and colorfully. They are sporting Gibson Girl hairstyles topped with undersized hats and hatpins. The card is titled: The Suffragette Bar. In the background at the right are silhouettes of two men, not in color. A sign on the back wall states "No Trust." The largest text, centered at the bottom reads, "Nothing But Ice Cream And Pretzels. Oh! Joy!" The Postcard is printed on cream card stock and uses mostly green in the women's dresses and fonts. There is a signature or text on the bottom left corner.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Mrs. Getta Williams 424 Park Street Pueblo, Colorado. The card was never sent, but is dated September 4, 1910. The message reads:
"Dear Auntie / How are you? I am still well yet. So is Howard. Got your card and one from Aunt Jane. Here is a card for Dave in this letter. Will write a letter soon. Send me some more cards. Tell Johnie 2." Continued along the top: "Is the folks still there yet? From M.P. Love to all."

Message continued on front: "School starts the 12 of Sept. so will get my ribbon, if you send it soon enough. Got your card. Send more,]

Creator

Walter Wellman

Source

Ann Lewis Women's Suffrage Collection (Postcards and Stamps), https://lewissuffragecollection.omeka.net/

Palczewski Suffrage Postcard Archive, https://scholarworks.uni.edu/suffrage_images/

Publisher

New York: Walter Wellman

Date

1909

Files

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Citation

Walter Wellman, “The Suffragette Bar,” The Suffrage Postcard Project, accessed October 31, 2020, https://thesuffragepostcardproject.omeka.net/items/show/274.

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