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Yearly report Norfolk, Virginia N. E. S. L. Report The past year has seen two marked achievements in the work of the Norfolk League - namely the amalgamation of the two former bodies, the Merrimac & the E. S. L of U and the establishment of headquarters. In the latter a weekly meeting has been held, some social gatherings. The work of the League has been varied & along diverse lines.The Suffrage M. P. Play "Your G & M" was secured through our efforts & shown at the straud theatre for one day and evening. It proved of great educational value. (P) Members of the league took part in two civic parades, one on July 5th other on Labor Day. (P) We raised $50 for Red Cross for Belgian relief fund by a card party managed by Mrs. C. S. Stanworth. Two other successful card parties were given during the year. For revenue only. (p.) Two demonstrations of alumninum were held in the Kitchens of members, proving that suffragists seek the most efficient tools for both culinary and civic service. We maintained a Woman's Exchange for four months + through it distributed much of our literature Held several open nights at Headquarters to which the public was invited one and excellent concert & other literary. Held one baby show with address by Dr. W. J. Harris. Decorated a down town window at Christmas time with Dolls representing characters in and out of suffrage states