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

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,…

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…

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.

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…

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).

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.

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.

Members of the LWVFA pose for a photograph in early 1900s garb to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the organization in 1995.

Pencil with inscription reading "Carrie Chapman Catt".
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