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VIRGINIA LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS? Room 2 Grace Securities Building, Richmond, Va. April May 1st, 1926. Dear Chairman and Treasurer, While in St. Louis I wanted to write to thank you for your co-operation on the Gala Finance pledges and to tell you of the beauty of the meetings we attended, but was unable to do so, so while it is still fr fresh in my memory I am writing to share with you the pictures I have of it Finance figured five times in the Convention; twice in special F. meetings. The special supper for the finance chairman was held in a beautiful ho house in the Italian style. Picture to yourself an enormous room, a castle hall, with a great fireplace at one end a table loaded down with platters of salads and other delightful things, at the other. A few steps descended into this banqueting hall, when one was fced with a marvelous tapistry from Italy on the oposite wall below which on a long table were tiny early Madonnas. On other walls were vevet hangings; against one was placed an exquisite early Italian painting, and on the wall at the end of the room a portrait of a later date. After supper the meeting gatherede in front of the fire; Miss Ludington, in silver gown to match silver hair, took her place beside the great fire place, in a carved chair like a throne. The surroundings were stimulating to the imagination--
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VIRGINIA LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS? Room 2 Grace Securities Building, Richmond, Va. April May 1st, 1926. Dear Chairman and Treasurer, While in St. Louis I wanted to write to thank you for your co-operation on the Gala Finance pledges and to tell you of the beauty of the meetings we attended, but was unable to do so, so while it is still fr fresh in my memory I am writing to share with you the pictures I have of it Finance figured five times in the Convention; twice in special F. meetings. The special supper for the finance chairman was held in a beautiful ho house in the Italian style. Picture to yourself an enormous room, a castle hall, with a great fireplace at one end a table loaded down with platters of salads and other delightful things, at the other. A few steps descended into this banqueting hall, when one was faced with a marvelous tapistry from Italy on the opposite wall below which on a long table were tiny early Madonnas. On other walls were velvet hangings; against one was placed an exquisite early Italian painting, and on the wall at the end of the room a portrait of a later date. After supper the meeting gathered in front of the fire; Miss Ludington, in silver gown to match silver hair, took her place beside the great fire place, in a carved chair like a throne. The surroundings were stimulating to the imagination--

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VIRGINIA LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS? Room 2 Grace Securities Building, Richmond, Va. April May 1st, 1926. Dear Chairman and Treasurer, While in St. Louis I wanted to write to thank you for your co-operation on the Gala Finance pledges and to tell you of the beauty of the meetings we attended, but was unable to do so, so while it is still fr fresh in my memory I am writing to share with you the pictures I have of it Finance figured five times in the Convention; twice in special F. meetings. The special supper for the finance chairman was held in a beautiful ho house in the Italian style. Picture to yourself an enormous room, a castle hall, with a great fireplace at one end a table loaded down with platters of salads and other delightful things, at the other. A few steps descended into this banqueting hall, when one was faced with a marvelous tapistry from Italy on the opposite wall below which on a long table were tiny early Madonnas. On other walls were velvet hangings; against one was placed an exquisite early Italian painting, and on the wall at the end of the room a portrait of a later date. After supper the meeting gathered in front of the fire; Miss Ludington, in silver gown to match silver hair, took her place beside the great fire place, in a carved chair like a throne. The surroundings were stimulating to the imagination--