All Equal Marble Keychain
- National Archives Store Exclusive
- Made in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A.
- 1 7/8 inches
- 100% authentic marble stone
- Each stone is hand-selected for quality.
The cover of Life magazine from July 1915 is elegantly represented on this smooth marble key chain. A unique tumbling process ensures that the surfaces, edges, and corners of each piece of marble stone will have character like no other. Perhaps this could also be said of the key holder.
With the ghost of a Founding Father standing by, an American woman retouches the Declaration of Independence by editing the famous line to read: “We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men and women are created equal.”
Paul Stahr’s Life magazine cover illustration from July 1915 portrays the radical changes that were taking place in American society a century ago, with women pushing for equal rights, particularly the right to vote in national elections. The persistent efforts of the women’s suffrage movement finally brought about the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution in 1920.