Gage, Matilda Joslyn – Women’s Suffrage


The Matilda Joslyn Gage mug is part of a biographical series profiling Women’s Suffrage and includes an image of Matilda Joslyn Gage and a short biography.

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Matilda Joslyn Gage was the youngest speaker at the 1852 woman’s rights convention in Syracuse, NY.  It was the start of her career as a lecturer, author, and activist.  Gage broke with the National Woman Suffrage Association, as she felt they were only concerned with women’s right to vote.  Matilda Joslyn Gage founded the Woman’s National Liberal Union, in 1890, a more liberal organization, which supported Native American rights, abolition, and equality for all, as well as, woman’s suffrage.


In the United States, women did not have the right to vote until the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920.  It states The right of citizens of the U.S. to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the U.S. or by any State on account of sex.  Women’s suffrage emerged from the broader women’s rights movement of the 1840’s, and two competing organizations, one led by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and another led by Lucy Stone.  In 1890, they merged becoming the National American Woman Suffrage Association led by Susan B. Anthony.

This Matilda Joslyn Gage History Mug is part of our Women’s History Biographical Series which includes many unique individuals.

The biographical History Mugs were created to teach and inspire individuals to learn about our diverse and interesting history.  The biographies were researched and written by history enthusiast, Robert Compton.  He colorized most of the historic photos and images used on the mugs, which were originally black and white or sepia tone.  The images and biographies are imprinted on mugs at his studio in rural Vermont.

  • Mugs are food and microwave safe.
  • To preserve photographic quality we recommend hand washing.
  • Mugs are usually shipped within 3-5 days.

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