This same letter written to Mrs. John T. Hirst, Purcellville, Va. 2nd letter - "Feb. 19/37" sent to Mrs. Walker Mrs. Hirst died last year & 1st letter was sent to Mrs. C. L. Robeys
Historical Records Survey. 314 E. Main St., Richmond, Virginia.
Mrs. Robert Walker, Waterford, Virginia.
My dear Mrs. Walker:-
In 1926 the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia presented to the State of Virginia all of its remaining banners and flags and these are now on display in the Capitol as articles of historic interest.
Now we have the opportunity through the Historical Records Survey, a WPA project, of collecting and classifying for permanent preservation all available materials on woman suffrage in our state so that later a history of the movement can be written. We feel sure that you will contribute any items of interest or any data you may have or can get in connection with the work for suffrage in Loudoun County.
We are particularly anxious to get Minutes, samples of pamphlets or flyers or other printed matter including newspaper clippings, or information that workers may remember, etc. Short stories of certain meetings, or mention of outstanding speakers will not come amiss. In fact we want ANY information that will help to make as complete a history of the suffrage movement in Virginia as it is possible to make.
Other names we have listed in Loudoun are Miss Cornelia Walker, Mrs. Wm. Lee Thompson, Mrs. C.L. Robie, Mess Rebecca Birdsall, Mrs. Mabel Nicho[le] Johnson, Miss Eliza Lunsford, Mrs. Harry Dulin, Mrs. W. S. Hammerly. It may be that these names will help you recall others who may give information regarding suffrage work in Loudoun.
With the best of good wishes, and trusting you will give us all the aid possible in making our "Archives" full and explicit,
Miss Ida M. Thompson, Research Worker, Historical Records Survey.
Dr. Lester J. Cappon, State Director.
(The League at Waterford was formed August 6, 1915 with 10 members, and you as its President.)