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League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of New Jersey was founded in 1920 as a successor to the New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association. Like the national organization, the New Jersey league had a dual purpose: citizen education and the advancement of legislative goals determined by a consensus of the membership.

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Photograph, Leaving Newark for the National Convention, 1960 Photograph, Grace Hopkins handing gavel to Jessamine Merrill, 1951 Questionnaire for the Department of Americanization, 1922
Felix Wittmer, “How Far to the Left is the League of Women Voters?” National Republic 42(4) (August 1954), reprint Portrait, Louise Steelman, undated

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