From left, Carolyn Reimers, Wilton, CT; Kay Maxwell, LWV-Connecticut president, far right, Jane Garbacz, LWV National board member. Mr. Gudger accepted the 1991 LWVEF Leadership Award on behalf of the Xerox Corporation.
On December 20, 1963, President Johnson accepted the Report of the President's Commission on Registration and Voting Participation. Seated next to the President is Commision member Mrs. Robert J. Phillips, national President of the League of Women Voters.
Carrie Chapman Catt, center, in white, leads a group of suffragists in a New York City parade staged in the fall of 1917 to gain support for woman suffrage. The required constitutional amendment was finally ratified by the necessary 36 states and officially proclaimed on August 26, 1920. To the left, in academic robes is Dr. Anna Howard Shaw, a distinguished minister, physician and suffragist. Mrs. Catt was president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, which was dissolved when women got the vote. The League of Women Voters was formed in its place.
Mrs. Samuel Rome, River Forest, water resources chairman of the Illinios League of Women Voters, receives President Nixon's certificate of appointment to the President's Water Pollution Control Advisory Board. Gordon E. Kerr of the Department of the Interior made the presentation. June 11,1970