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[letterhead] EQUAL SUFFRAGE LEAGUE OF VIRGINIA AFFILIATED WITH NATIONAL AMERICAN WOMAN SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION VICE-PRESIDENTS MRS. JOHN H. [Elizabeth Dabney Langhorne] LEWIS, LYNCHBURG, VA. MRS. J. H. [Annie Barna] WHITNER, R. D. 3, ROANOKE, VA. MRS. C. E. [Jessie E.] TOWNSEND, NORFOLK, VA. MRS. CHARLES G. [Kate Lee Langley] BOSHER, RICHMOND, VA. MRS. ROBERT T. BARTON, WINCHESTER, VA. MRS. FAITH W. MORGAN, HAMPTON, VA.

PRESIDENT MRS. B. B. [Lila Meade] VALENTINE, RICHMOND, VA. CHAIRMAN, STATE ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE, MRS. JOHN H. LEWIS, LYNCHBURG, VA. CHAIRMAN, LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE, MISS ADELE CLARK, RICHMOND, VA. CHAIRMAN, ENROLLMENT COMMITTEE, MRS. FRANK L. [Eugenia Benson] JOBSON, RICHMOND, VA. CHAIRMAN, POLITICAL STUDY AND RESEARCH MRS. G. HARVEY [Mary Ellen Pollard] CLARKE, RICHMOND, VA.

RECORDING SECTRETARY MISS LUCINDA LEE TERRY, ROANOKE, VA EXECUTIVE AND PRESS SECRETARY MRS. EDITH CLARK COWLES, RICHMOND, VA HEADQUARTERS' SECRETARY MISS IDA M. THOMPSON, RICHMOND, VA. TREASURER MRS. E. G. [Ellen Gertrude Tompkins] KIDD, RICHMOND, VA. AUDITOR MRS. S. M. BLOCK, RICHMOND: VA.

STATE HEADQUARTERS 100 NORTH 4TH STREET, RICHMOND, VA

[1920 in pencil]

Dear Edith -

We are charmed with the card from you and Elizabeth. I trust Dr. Moon May escape the threatened punishment. Please write cousin Lizzie in reply to her letter - tell her of my illness. Out here what has been done up to date about citizenship schools, and of requests that have come in - that I have asked Mrs Shuler to allow Miss [Mary Elizabeth] Pidgeon to remain here until May 1st at least to help organize schools. That I count on her also to organize not only in Lynchburg but in other counties. that it is absolutely essential to raise money for the support of the work, which will have to be done intensively in May June and July, if women are to vote in the August primaries - and will require therefore time of several paid workers - Tell her (over)