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  • Collection: Evanston Organizations and Suffrage

Photograph of Lenna Lowe Yost, President of West Virginia WCTU and Washington Correspondent for the Union Signal

Photograph of Annie Wittenmeyer, first president of the WCTU

The logo of the Women's Christian Temperance Union, c. 1920.

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Pamphlet with printed versions of two winning essays in EPEL's annual suffrage essay contests for high school students. Aleck G. Whitfield won first prize and Ethel Elizabeth MacDonald took second with essays on the topic "Should Chicago Women Have…

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Treasurer's book of EPEL, 1904-1907. Includes records of dues-paying members and disbursements.

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Newspaper account of EPEL annual meeting and election of new officers.

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Card with list of EPEL officers, EPEL constitution, and space for membership pledge on reverse side.

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Newspaper account of plans for suffrage bazaar at Hotel LaSalle, in which Evanston women took a leadership role.

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Newspaper account of recent EPEL meeting at Rickards home, 1324 Forest Avenue.

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Article in the Evanston Index describing Carrie Chapman-Catt's upcoming lecture on suffrage at First Congregational Church in Evanston.
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