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League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area Collection
Ms2008-096


Descriptive Summary

Title: League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area Collection
Span Dates: 1946-2008
ID Number: Ms 2008-096
Creator: League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area
Extent: 4 Boxes
Language: English
Repository: West Virginia State Archives, Manuscript Collection
Abstract: Administrative files, correspondence, minutes, reports, newsletters, voter service files, and program files of the League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area (1946-2008).

Administrative Information

Provenance: The collection was donated by Susan Watkins of the League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area on November 3, 2008
Transfers:
Preferred Citation: [item, collection number, box number], League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area Collection, West Virginia State Archives, Charleston, West Virginia.
Scope and Content Note: The League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area Collection contains the administrative reports, programming files, and newsletters of the organization. The records from this collection comprise records from the reactivation of the League in the 1940s through 2008.

Contents List:

Box 1 – Annual Meeting Reports, Minutes, Treasurer’s Report and Finance Drives
1. LWVCA Annual Meeting Reports, 1953-1960
2. LWVCA Annual Meeting Reports, 1961-1970
3. LWVCA Annual Meeting Reports, 1971-1980
4. LWVCA Annual Meeting Reports, 1981-1990
5. LWVCA Annual Meeting Reports, 1991-2000
6. LWVCA Annual Meeting Reports, 2001-2007
7. LWVCA Correspondence
8. LWVCA Minutes, 1973 – 1975
9. LWVCA Minutes, 1976 – 1980
10. LWVCA Minutes, 1981- 1983
11. LWVCA Minutes, 1983 – 1984
12. LWVCA Minutes, 1985-1986
13. LWVCA Minutes, 1986-1987
14. LWVCA Minutes, 1987-1989
15. LWVCA Minutes, 1990 – 2001
16. LWVCA Minutes, 2002 – 2008
17. LWVCA Treasure’s Report, 1948 – 1982
18. LWVCA Treasure’s Report, 1982 - 1990
19. LWVCA Treasure’s Report, 1993 – 2007
20. LWVCA Finance Drives, 1970 – 1980

Box 2 – Administrative Files and Voter Service Files
Administrative Files
1. About the League Publication, 1986
2. Action Talk
3. Board of Director Lists
4. Bylaws
5. Calendars
6. Congressional Interviews
7. Consensus Positions
8. Fundraising Reports
9. Guest Book
10. Income Tax Exception
11. Legislative Coffee
12. Lobby Series, 2001-2002
13. Local History
14. Local History, Clippings
15. Membership
16. Policy Statements
17. Presidential Debates, 1988
18. Press Coverage
19. Press Releases
20. Program – local
21. Reports to State League
22. Speakers Bureau
23. U.S. Bicentennial
24. 75th Anniversary

Voter Service Files
1. ABC Election Night Reporting
2. Action Course in Practical Politics
3. Amendments/Special Elections
4. Debates/Candidate Forums
5. Directory of Kanawha County Officials
6. 1988 Election Campaign, U.S. Information Agency, Special Projects
7. First Vote
8. Making Democracy Work
9. Punch Card Voting
10. Soap Box Rallies and Meetings
11. Voter Registration – Get Out the Vote
12. Voter Service, Unit Meeting
13. Voter Service Reports, Miscellaneous
14. Voter Guide Questions
15. Voting Machines
16. Voting Procedures, Hotline
17. Voter Guide, 1952-1982
18. Voter Guide, 1982 – 1984
19. Voter Guide, 1990-2002

Box 3 – Program Files
1. LWVCA Civil Service -- Action
2. LWVCA Constitutional Revision, Executive/Budget Amendment
3. LWVCA Constitutional Revision, Fair Representation
4. LWVCA Constitutional Revision, General
5. LWVCA Constitutional Revision, Taxation
6. LWVCA County Government Reform, Amendment Campaign, 1989
7. LWVCA County Government Reform, Local File
8. LWVCA Education, 1989 Bond Issue
9. LWVCA Education, local
10. LWVCA Education, Math Study, 2001
11. LWVCA Education, School Finance
12. LWVCA Education Laws, General
13. LWVCA EQ (Environment Quality), Solid Waste
14. LWVCA, Government, Finance
15. LWVCA, Government, Redistricting
16. Health Services
17. Housing
18. Human Resources, ERA Drive
19. International Relations
20. Judiciary
21. Juvenile Services
22. Kanawha County Public Library
23. Land Use
24. Municipal Court, Social Worker
25. National Program Issues, Annual Reports
26. Reproductive Choices
27. Social Policy
28. Transportation
29. Water Quality
30. Notebook of Charleston Area League Studies

Box 4 - Newsletters
1. LWVCA Voter, 1978-1980
2. LWVCA Voter, 1981-1983
3. LWVCA Voter, 1984–1986
4. LWVCA Voter, 1987–1990
5. LWVCA Voter, 1991–2007, incomplete

Photographs (moved to Ph2008-096)


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