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Title: THE VIRGINIA EDUCATION CONFERENCE COMMITTEE OF TWENTY=FIVE TO PROMOTE EDUCATIONAL PROGRESS

     PRESIDENT

ALGAR WOOLFOLK

     Richmond, Va.

SECRETARY J. H. BINFORD ROOM 812 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BLDG. Richmond, Va.

Left Upper: STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

CHARLES G. MAPHIS, University, Va. ALGAR WOOLFOLK, Richmond, Va. E. H. RUSSEL, Fredericksburg, Va. JOS. H. SAUNDERS, Richmond, Va. C. W. DICKINSON, jr., Cartersville Va.

CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

Mrs. B. B. MUNFORD, Richmond, Va. THOS. S. WHEELWRIGHT, Richmond, Va. J. H. MONTGOMERY, Richmond Va. CHAS. G. MAPHIS, University, Va. Miss ELLA AGNEW, Burkville, Va.

Right Upper: SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION

E. L. DARST, Dublin, Va. W. J. EDMONDSON, Lodi, Va. W. D. SMITH, Gate City, Va FRANK W. LEWIS, Morattico., Va. J. A. C. CHANDLER, Richmond, Va.

ASSOCIATE OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES

E. E. JOHNSON, Culpeper, Va. EUGENE OULD, Evington, Va. N. C. DAVIS, Swetnam, Va. JOHN W. CHALKLEY, Big Stone Gap, Va. M. F. McGHEE, Keysville, Va.

CITIZENS AT LARGE

ROBT. G. PENNINGTON, Bristol Va. OSCAR SHEWMAKE, Surry, Va. S. F. GILLILAND, South Boston, Va. REV. H. D. C. Richmond, Va. L. H. JENKINS, Richmond, Va

Letterhead: THE VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE COMMITTEE OF TWENTY-FIVE TO PROMOTE EDUCATIONAL PROGRESS Richmond, Va. January 8th, 1916.

Mrs. B.B. Munford, 503 E. Grace Street Richmond, Va.

Dear Mrs. Munford:

The General Assembly convenes next Wednesday and the members will be leaving for Richmond in the next few days.

I regret very much that, owing to a delay in getting our printed folder, the members of the legislature have not as yet been acquainted with the measures we favor.

We hope you will see some of the representatives from your immediate section before they leave home and urge them to stand for larger appropriations, a statewide compulsory education law and the other measures favored by our committee.

There is no doubt but what the greatest educational needs of the state are more money for the common schools and a good compulsory attendance law. A few words from you will help the cause along.

Yours very truly, J.H. Binford W.