The Jovita Scarf is a limited edition item honoring storytellers, female journalists who share our stories and bring awareness to women's history. May we all use our voices to make a difference.
The American print features notable suffragists (including women of color who may have been overlooked during their time) and newspaper articles from the 1910s and 1920s covering the ratification of the 19th Amendment guaranteeing American women their right to vote. The International print celebrates women's suffrage around the world (e.g., Canada, France, Germany, India, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, U.K.).
"Educate a woman and you educate a family." - Jovita Idar, a Mexican American journalist, activist and suffragist who protected her newspaper headquarters when the Texas Rangers came to shut it down and who fought for equal rights for Mexican Americans and for women.
Each piece is custom made in NYC. Ships in 15-20 business days.