Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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
Abstract The Junior League of Charlotte (JLC) was founded in 1926 with the goal of encouraging young women to improve their communities through civic engagement. The JLC is active in aiding young children and families in need. As of 2019, the Junior League of Charlotte has contributed more than $13.5 million in grants to the local community. The Legacy Foundation was established in 2007 to ensure the continued support and growth of financial sustainability of the JLC. This collection contains JLC annual...
Dates: 1926 - 1972