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Name Ball, Senator L. Heisler, 1861-1932
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Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1923.023.003

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1923.023.003

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is typed on a 5" x 8" paper card NWP 12-18-1923 Sen. Lewis Heisler Ball Delaware, Republican Position on Equal Rights Amendment - Yes Purpose of Interview: To ascertain attitude toward amendment Interviewed by: Mrs. Arneil Exact Statement and Remarks: Senator Ball said be believed in Equal Rights and would support the amendment.

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1920.005.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1920.005.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is typed on a 5" x 8" paper card Congressional Union Date: March 18, 1920 Senator L. Heisler Ball State: Del. Republican Place of interview: Marble Room, the Capitol Purpose of Interview: Help with Delaware ratification Interviewed by: Mabel Vernon and A.L. Pollitzer N.W.P. Headquarters Exact Statement and Remarks: Senator Ball told us he was going over to be at Delaware legislature Monday. He sent for Handy, his appointee in Capitol and senator in Delaware legislature, and the four of us went over the poll together, Handy supplying information, declaring he was still opposed. Senator Ball

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1923.023.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1923.023.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is typed on 8.5" x 11" paper stationary United States Senate Committee on the District of Columbia November 21,1923 Mrs. William S. Hilles, 4014 du Pont Building, Wilmington, Delaware. My dear Mrs. Hilles, I have your interesting communication of the twentieth. I have always been very partial to legislation granting women additional rights, and feel they should be granted equal rights with men in every particular. I do not know what legislation will be presented at this Session, but am sure you may count on my support for any reasonable legislation leading to this end. With kindest regards, I remain Sincerely your

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1923.023.002

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1923.023.002

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is typed on 8.5" x 11" paper stationary United States Senate Committee on the District of Columbia December 4,1923 Mr. Frank Stephens, Arden, Delaware. My dear Mr. Stephens: I am in receipt of your communication of the third in which you state you are in favor of the proposed amendment to the Federal Constitution that "Men and women shall have equal rights throughout the United States," and urging my support of this amendment. I thank you for your interest in this legislature and can assure you it shall receive my very careful consideration. Sincerely yours, L. Heisler Ball

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1923.023.004

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1923.023.004

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 Three newspaper articles are pasted onto a paper card. Headlines include: Senator Ball to aid Women Dec 8 - 1923 Wilminton Morning News Senator Endorses Mott Amendment Saturday, December 8, 1923 What People think column The Purpose of the Mott Amendment December 8, 1923

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.022.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.022.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is cut out and pasted onto a 5" x 8" paper card Senator Ball Pledges Support of Amendment. On Friday, December 17th, a delegation of about 40 members of the Woman's Party met with Senator L. Heisler Ball of Delaware at the Hotel DuPont in Wilmington. Mrs. Jane Hammitt, Delaware State Chairman, presided, and after briefly greeting Senator Ball introduced Florence Bayard Hilles, legislative chairman, who concisely and clearly presented the reasons why the Equal Rights Amendment should be immediately added to the United States Consititution. Senator Ball then replied, stating that he was glad to give his support to the Lucretia Mo

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1920.001.020

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1920.001.020

U.S. Senator L. Heisler Ball (second from left) takes a yellow flower given to him by a young suffragist. Mrs. Florence Bayard Hilles, on the far right, also holds flowers in her hands.

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1920.001.021.01

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1920.001.021.01

A group of suffragists and politicians stand together on the steps of the Delaware State House in Dover during the ratification campaign of 1920. 3 copies. Written on the verso: "L - R - Mrs. Florence Bayard Hilles, Del. Katherine Hilles (her daughter), Del. Senator Coleman DuPont - Del. Mrs. Lawrence Lewis of Penn., Senator Ball of Del. The day Delaware ratified the Federal Suffrage Amendment - (subsequent to its adoption by 36 states.)

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1920.001.021.02

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1920.001.021.02

A group of suffragists and politicians stand together on the steps of the Delaware State House in Dover during the ratification campaign of 1920. 3 copies. Typed on the accompanying paper on the verso: "Left to right: Walter E. Hart, representative, who introduced the ratification measure in the House, Mrs. Florence Bayard Hilles, Delaware chairman of the Woman's Party, Miss Katherine Hilles, national committeeman T. Coleman DuPont, Mrs. Lawrence Lewis, national ratification chairman of the Woman's Party, and U.S. Senator L. Heisler Ball of Delaware."

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1920.001.021.03

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1920.001.021.03

A group of suffragists and politicians stand together on the steps of the Delaware State House in Dover during the ratification campaign of 1920. 3 copies. Written on the verso: "Representative Hart, Democrat, who introduced original ratification resolution, Mrs. Florence Bayard Hilles, state chairman of the Woman's Party, Miss Katherine Hilles, suffrage worker, T. Coleman DuPont, National Commiteeman, Mrs. Lawrence Lewis, National Ratification chairman, United States L. Heisler Ball."