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Business and professional women
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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
Valley Times Collection
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
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