The League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Records (LWVBA), 1939-[ongoing], consist of administrative files, program records,
and material relating to the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the League of Women Voters of the United States and the
Women's Suffrage Movement in 1995. Program material includes records of league action, education, and studies relating to
regional government, regional planning, air and water quality, environmental mitigation, land use, solid waste, hazardous
materials management, economics, housing, and transportation. The records include agreements, Board of Directors records,
bylaws, committee records, correspondence, meeting and event material, financial records, policies and procedures, program
and project records, and reports. Material in the collection dates from 1939 to 2001, with the bulk dating from 1960 to 1996.
The League of Women Voters of the Bay Area (LWVBA) was formally established in California's San Francisco Bay Area in 1961.
Organization of the LWVBA began in 1957 when the League of Women Voters Alameda County Council received permission from the
League of Women Voters of California to call a meeting of several local Bay Area leagues to consider regional problems and
possibly a regional organization. Four years later, the LWVBA was formally established to address regional concerns in the
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