Caught on Film: Jailed for Freedom Pin

Deputy Chair and Curator of the Division of Political History at the National Museum of American History Lisa Kathleen Graddy discusses the Jailed for Freedom Pin- given to honor champions of women’s suffrage arrested in June of 1917 for picketing the White House – in this video from the Smithsonian:

To view the (QuickTime) video click here: Protest and the Pin 512K_Stream_4b3a8a27d8, or follow this link: http://objectofhistory.org/objects/extendedtour/votingmachine/?order=11

More information on the pin can be found here and here. Happy voting!

Jailed for Freedom Pin
1917
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History

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