Headquarters Report, November 5, 1920.
For the past four months our work has been so exceedingly diversified and so monopolizing that ordinary routine work has had to be practically suspended to take up the pressing things that were constantly coming to hand and which often required immediate attention.
During this time we have sent out 8,122 letters, 504 postals, 360 telegrams and long distance phone calls.
Since the Federal Suffrage Amendment was ratified and proclaimed, we have worked to the limit to get our women, not only in Richmond, but all over the State to Register, and then to vote. The returns for registration are still coming in and show that women all over the State registered in reasonably large numbers considering the limited time in which they had to register, and the many difficulties many of them had in finding a registrar. In Richmond the women had but little trouble except that of waiting in line for quite a while during the days when the number of women registering was very great, but out in the State in many places it was quite different.
Women from all over the city have come to Headquarters to be taught how to mark their ballots, and to find out where they had to vote. Besides this our phone was ringing almost constantly from the time registration began until after the election on Tuesday --- women wanting information either as to registration, or as to their voting places, etc.
Ida M. Thompson, Hdg. Secty.