Photograph from the Virginia State University Special Collections & Archives. These are the first African American women of Ettrick, Virginia to vote after passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920. They are all members of the Virginia State University faculty, then called the Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute.

Front row left to right: Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer (Jackson), and Nannie Nichols; Back row from left to right; Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter (Spencer), and Odelle Green. Taken outside the Ettrick Court House.

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