Women voters in the United States participating with the League of Women Voters.
United States USA Date:1940 Duration:5 min 39 sec Sound:Yes
Women Voters' League meeting. Guest speaker from Brazil talks to league meeting attendees. Narrator comments on the work of the women's suffrage movement in the United States that led to this point. Women in classes sponsored by the League of Women Voters. Male instructor at world globe. Female instructor demonstrates how to mark a ballot. Woman at store newsstand buys a newspaper. Children in street at play and in a fight. View of a slum area and of abandoned, blighted property with eroded land in front. Labor picket line and picket holding and men in a fight during a picket line demonstration. Grain truck with sign 'UNRRA' and "Mercy Wheat" sign on it. Mayor of New York Fiorello Laguardia with unidentified man at a factory. View of United Nations General assembly in meeting. Men and women meet at home. They vote by a show of hands. Woman writes letter and so does a man. Woman places letter in mail box. Woman hands letters to a Senator. Senator reads letters.
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