U.S. National Archives
U.S. National ArchivesPublic Domain ArchiveNot developed or endorsed by NARA.
  • searchSearch
  • photo_albumStories
  • collectionsCollections
  • infoAbout
  • star_rateUpgrade
News Note: A Bill Has Been Introduced in the Illinois Legislature Limiting Women's Hats to a Diameter of Eighteen Inches

News Note: A Bill Has Been Introduced in the Illinois Legislature Limiting Women's Hats to a Diameter of Eighteen Inches

  • save_altThumbnail200x200
  • save_altSmall632x640
  • save_altMedium1011x1024
  • save_altLarge1580x1600
  • save_altOriginal1933x1957
description

Summary

This illustration entitled, "News Note: A Bill Has Been Introduced in the Illinois Legislature Limiting Women's Hats to a Diameter of Eighteen Inches", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on April 24, 1909, depicts the serious nature of issues caused by women wearing large hats, especially for men sitting behind them at sporting events.
Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

date_range

Date

24/04/1909
create

Source

The U.S. National Archives
copyright

Copyright info

No known copyright restrictions

Explorediameter

Exploreeighteen

Explorelegislature