Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

 

League of Women Voters
of Sandusky County, Ohio

 

LH-278


Introduction

Agency History

Scope and Content

Inventory

Introduction

The records were acquired from the organization when it disbanded in 1995. For further material on the organization, see: LH 144, LH 212, and items transferred to the Center's Museum (Ac. #1996-7-1-9).

Agency History

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan, women's civic organization, was founded nationally in 1920 as a means of ensuring that citizens have a voice in government. The organization, through its chapters, is committed to a democratic understanding of the voting process through the promotion of educational activities, including candidate forums, and the creation of directories listing elected officials. The Sandusky County chapter organized in 1951 and, throughout its existence, educated citizens on a variety of social issues before the state and national legislatures. With only thirty-one members remaining, the Sandusky County Chapter disbanded in 1995.

Scope and Content

The collection includes the organization's by-laws, minutes, financial reports, scrapbooks, newsletters, programs, government directories, public education materials, annual reports, and histories of the organization. (Ac. #1996-7-1-9).

Inventory

Ac. 5387

3 linear ft.

 

Box #1

By-laws

Organizational histories

Annual reports: 1967-1986

Correspondence: 1984-1986

Member/Program Inserts: 1979-1994

Board Meetings: 1984-1987, 1987-1992, 1990-1995,

Annual Meetings: 1984, 1985, 1993-1995

President's Folder: 1994-1995

Notebook: 1994-1995

In League, 1989

Finance Drive

Candidate Forums, 1982-1991

"Meet the Candidates" Night, 1992-1994

Legislative/Government Directories, 1981-1996

Government Directory, 1987

"Tools for Citizen Action on Health Care" and "Public Policy on Reproductive Choice"

"It's Your Money: Ohio Government Finances"

Misc. Printed Material

Miscellaneous

"Town Crier" 1966-1970, 1970-1978, 1970-1975, 1975-1980, 1981-1984, 1984-1988, 1988-1992

Treasurer's Report: 1990-1991

City charters

Video Tapes: "Candidates' Night" and "Take Back the System"

Box #2

Film: "Every Vote Counts"

Photo Album, 1984-1985

Scrapbook: 1969 ("Chronicle of the Financial Plight of Ohio Schools")

Scrapbook: 1954-1968, 1969-1979, 1973-1979, 1975-1987

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