Anita Pollitzer

(1984-1975)

As a native of Charleston, Pollitzer was an activist for women’s suffrage. She attended Columbia University and after graduation she became the national secretary of the National Woman’s Party. Pollitzer was the youngest officer and the youngest lobbyist in the National Women’s Party as well as a key member of the party to help pass the 19th amendment.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, photograph by Harris & Ewing, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USZ62-123456]

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