Following the nation's ratification of the vote for
women, suffragists too shifted their energy to educate women in their
new responsibility as voters. 1n 1920, Carrie Chapman Catt founded
the League of Women Voters during the convention of the NAWSA six
months before the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Prominent female
leaders of social reform in New York attended its meetings at Eleanor's
home in Hyde Park, including shown here from left
to right: Mrs. Henry R. Hayes, Miss
Martha Van Rensselaer
, Mrs. Casper Whitney, general regional director
of the League of Women Voters, Mrs. Samuel Bins, Mrs. Franklin D.
Roosevelt, and Mrs. Henry Goddard Leach, the State Chairman who presided
at the meeting.