Original Author: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot staff photographer
Created: January 9, 1924
Medium: Newspaper photograph
Publisher: Library of Virginia
First Women Elected to the General Assembly
A photograph of Sarah Lee Fain (left) and Helen Timmons Henderson is featured on the front page of the January 9, 1924, Norfolk Virginian-Pilot beneath the headline, "Legislative Debutantes." The first women elected to the General Assembly, they are identified by the paper as Mrs. Walter Colquitt Fain and Mrs. Robert Anderson Henderson.