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ESL at Capitol Square.

During a parade at the State Capitol, members of the ESL gathered for this photograph in 1916. Artist Adèle Goodman Clark is pictured on the far left. Elected recording secretary at the November 27, 1909 meeting, Miss Clark, who would go on to influence generations of Virginia artists, was known for setting up her easel outside ESL rallies, thus using her art to attract passersby to the events. She spoke eloquently on the suffrage movement and became president of the Virginia League of Women Voters after the passage of the federal amendment in 1920.