Who Says a Woman Can't Hit Straight!

Title

Who Says a Woman Can't Hit Straight!

Subject

Political cartoons
Heaton, Harold R., -1940
Political corruption
Women--Suffrage
Illinois--Chicago
Elections
Crows
Constitutional amendments
Voting
Voting registers
Suffrage
Voter registration

Description

A woman wearing a sash labeled "The Chicago Woman" hits a mallet on a carnival game labeled "Chicago Polls" illustrating quickly-rising voter registration while "The Chicago Man" cheers her on. A colonial figure representing New York waves his arms in protest in the background.

This cartoon represents Illinois women gaining the right to vote in presidential elections in 1913 leading to an explosion of voter registrations.

Creator

Heaton, Harold R.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

400970
Harold R. Heaton Collection

Original Format

political cartoon
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

44 x 38 cm

Citation

Heaton, Harold R., “Who Says a Woman Can't Hit Straight!,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed August 16, 2018, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/25171.