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  • Collection: League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area records, 1948-2014, #C0031

Pencil with inscription reading "Carrie Chapman Catt".

Buttons worn by League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area members to inform others of their stance on political issues, including women's rights and the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).

Yellow pennant with black lettering that reads "Votes for Women." These kinds of pennants were used to make a statement about an individual's support of an issue, in this case, women's voting rights. Pennants were often carried in marches or rallies,…

Posters like this were handed out by suffragists and voting activists to encourage women to register to vote. They were hung in the windows of homes, informing those who walked past of the resident's voter status.

A guide for Virginian women on their rights guaranteed by law. Publication was created and published by the Virginia Law Women, a group established to make Virginia women aware of their legal rights. Many women during this time did not understand…

Letter urging Virginia legislators to support HJR 35 - which at the time was a bill supportive of equal pay - from Sue Anderson, President of the League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area.

American Forensic Association chooses GMU faculty, Warren Decker, for Ad Hoc Committee for Public Political Debates. This group worked with the League of Women Voters to promote debates pertaining to political issues.

Memo from the national leadership of the League of Women Voters to state and local League presidents celebrating the outcome of the House of Representatives' vote to pass the 1982 extension to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Leaflet produced by the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Virginia for League members. The leaflet explains the background of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and discusses action the league planned to take in support of the Act's 1982…

Cover to a biography of suffragist and civil rights activist Ida B. Wells. This copy includes notes by C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb for his interview with the author on his program Booknotes.
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