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Photograph caption dated November 26, 1953 reads, "They buttonhole Congressman Edgar W. Hiestand. Attorney Evelyn Whitlow, left, third vice president of BPW's, Mrs. William R. Towle, hostess; Hiestand and Nelle Powell, president of San Fernando Valley BPW's buttonhole the law-maker in the interests of Equal Rights Amendments. 'Operation Buttonhole' is a slogan adopted for the campaign. Nearly 165,000 members are urged to contact their representatives in an effort to get their votes for House Joint Resolution 74, the Equal Rights Amendment."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00137441 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d045_f27_i24 CARL0005662540 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/67328
Hiestand, Edgar W.,--1888-1970 Business and Professional Women/USA Associations, institutions, etc.--California--San Fernando Valley Legislators--United States Women--California--San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley (Calif.) Group portraits Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs