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
Mrs. Robert Phillips, President of the League of Women Voters of the United States is shown with Robert W. Sarnoff (left), Chairman of the Board of National Braodcasting Company and Dr. Peter Odegard, Professor of Political Science at the University of Callifornia at Berkeley, at the national Convention of the League held in Minneapolis April 30 - May 4, 1962. The National Broadcasting company was presented wtih an award for the Continental Classroom Course, the Structure and Function of the American Government and a citation whent to Dr. Odegard, the professor who conducted the course.