Suffrage Memorabilia and the Merchandising of the Movement

Kenneth Florey
Wednesday, September 23, 4pm

Kenneth Florey

Kenneth Florey, emeritus professor of English at Southern Connecticut State University and one of the foremost collectors of woman suffrage memorabilia in the U.S., will give a presentation about the material culture of the women’s suffrage movement, based on his unique collection.

The collection contains significant holdings in such areas as postcards, buttons, sheet music, posters, ceramics, advertising cards, and ribbons.

This event is sponsored by the Center for the Humanities, the Honors Program, and the Suffrage Centennial Committee.

A collection of ribbons worn by suffragists agains a plain background