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Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1859-1947

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Charlotte League of Women Voters Records, 1920-2004

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2020-055
Abstract Carrie Chapman Catt founded the League of Women Voters in 1920 during the National American Woman Suffrage Association’s annual convention. It was designed to be a nonpartisan, grassroots organization that would assist the 20 million new female voters in understanding and executing their new civic duties. The League was, and continues to be, a strong advocate of politically educated citizens and government and social reform legislation. Formed in 1922, the Charlotte League of Women...
Dates: 1920 - 2004