VIRGINIA LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS AFFILIATED WITH THE NATIONAL LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS "WE SHALL CO-OPERATE WITH ALL EDUCATIONAL FORCES IN VIRGINIA IN ENCOURAGING THE STUDY OF GOVERNMENT FOR MORE EFFICIENT CITIZENSHIP." LILA MEADE VALENTINE PRESIDENT MISS ADELE CLARKE, RICHMOND, VA. HEADQUARTERS: 601 VIRGINIA RAILWAY AND POWER BUILDING RICHMOND, VA. PHONE RANDOLPH 556 HONORARY VICE-PRESIDENT MRS. JOHN H. LEWIS LYNCHBURG, VA. VICE-PRESIDENTS MRS. B. B. MUNFORD RICHMOND MISS LUCINDA LEE TERRY ROANOKE MISS ELIZABETH V. GAINES SAXE RECORDING SECRETARY MRS. JOHN T. LEWIS R.F.D. ASHLAND TREASURER MRS. E. G. KIDD RICHMOND AUDITOR MISS NELLIE LEIGH STEWARD PETERSBURG CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT DIRECTORS MISS RETTA J. SMITH CHINCOTEAGUE MRS. C. E. TOWNSEND NORFOLK MRS. FRANK L. JOBSON RICHMOND MRS. E. J. NIXON PETERSBURG MRS. F. C. BEVERLEY WHITMELL MRS. JOHN H. LEWIS LYNCHBURG MISS M. E. PIDGEON CLARKE COUNTY MISS ROSE M. MACDONALD ALEXANDRIA MRS. R. O. CROCKETT TAZEWELL MRS. W. W. KING STAUNTON CHAIRMEN STANDING COMMITTEES CHILD WELFARD MRS. LOUIS BROWNLOW PETERSBURG WOMEN IN INDUSTRY MISS LUCY R. MASON RICHMOND SOCIAL HYGIENE DR. KATE WALLER BARRETT ALEXANDRIA MISS MARIE LEAHY RICHMOND FOOD SUPPLY AND DEMAND MISS HAZEL GALLEGHER WILLIAMSBURG AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP MRS. ELLIE MARCUS MARX NORFOLK CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION MISS CORNELIA ADAIR RICHMOND EFFICIENT GOVERNMENT MISS M. E. PIDGEON CLARKE COUNTY BUREAU OF INFORMATION MRS. G. HARVEY CLARKE RICHMOND UNIFORM LAWS CONCERNING WOMEN MRS. M. L. HORNER ALEXANDRIA LEGISLATION MISS NORA HOUSTON RICHMOND FINANCE MRS. FAITH W. MORGAN RICHMOND REDUCTION OF ARMAMENT MISS ROBERTA WELLFORD RICHMOND DEPARTMENT OF ORGANIZATION MISS ROBERTS WELLFORD, FIELD DIRECTOR UNIVERSITY, VA. DEPARTMENT OF CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION IN CO-OPERATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA MISS M. E. PIDGEON, DIRECTOR UNIVERSITY, VA. HEADQUARTERS SECRETARY MISS IDA M. THOMPSON RICHMOND, VA. PUBLICITY DIRECTOR MRS. EDITH CLARK COWLES RICHMOND, VA. October 6, 1921. My dear Mrs. Townsend:- Our ten months experience since organization proves to us that a non-partisan, educational organization, such as the League of Women Voters is a necessity. With very low finances we have done all we could in the way of organization and the circulation of information. Every day we realize more what the League has accomplished. If we are to continue this work---and we must continue---we must be organized in every Congressional district. Organization means members. Members mean funds. Both are essential. First. In order to make effectual the work we have begun we must have enough people in every county w ho are interested, who will let their representatives know that they are following their w ork, who will interest them in the measures the League is supporting. Second. In order to carry on Headquarters, to post letters, to print literature, to circulate information, to send out speakers, we must have money. Our resources are a few women who are willing to work all the time, others who are willing to do some work, others who can give a very little money; and we know there are all over the State a number of women who would be interested and would give work or money if they could be reached.