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OH 0032 - Oral History Collection

Oral history interview with Alice Donahue, GFWC International President (1988-1990), conducted by Shirley Richard on 28 September 1993 at the New England Region Conference in Farmington, Connecticut. Includes 22-page transcript. Alice describes her involvement in club activities from her first club, the (RI) Barrington Junior Woman's Club (Club President, 1961-1962), through her presidency of the Rhode Island Federation of Women's Clubs (1970-1972), Rhode Island State Junior Director (1964-1966), her chairmanships of the GFWC Education Department and Community Improvement Program, and her role as GFWC international president (1988-1990). She describes life at Headquarters and projects sh

Image of MAG 1930.10 - Magazine Collection

MAG 1930.10 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, October 1930 Contents: Rhineland Club Women Visitors; p.5. The CLUBWOMEN GFWC; p.6. The Federation's New Definition/ by Mrs. A.H. Brenner; p.6. Some Factors in Academic Freedom/ by Zona Gale; p.7. Equalizing Educational Opportunities/ by Dr. Mary C. Burch; p.8. An Opportunity for Service/ by Dr. Willis A. Sutton; p.9. The George Washington Biennial/ by Mrs. Vaughn W. Root; p.12. Executive Committee Discuss Vacations; p.14. "Us Girls"/ by Roberta Christensen; p.17. Women's Clubs the World Around; p.18.

Image of MAG 1932.02 - Magazine Collection

MAG 1932.02 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, February 1932 Contents: North Carolina's Prize Winning Christmas Tree; p.4. Board of Directors of G.F.W.C. Meet; p.5. The President's Page; p.6. Wise Spending Study Program; p.7. "It's Up to the Women"/ by Loring A. Schuler; p.11. The George Washington Biennial/ by Mrs. John Dickinson Sherman; p.12. Oklahoma-Washington-Massachusetts; p.13. Way Down South/ by Mrs. C. Clifford Adams; p.14. Women to Discuss World Problems/ by Lena Madesin Phillips; p.15. Candidates for Office in the General Federation; p.16. Women's Clubs the World Around; p.22. Department of Education; p.24. Department of Legislation; p.26. Department of Public Welfare; p.27.

Image of MAG 1933.03 - Magazine Collection

MAG 1933.03 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, March 1933 Contents: The President's page/ by Grace Morrison Poole; p.1. Richmond and Virginia invites you/ by Mrs. Franklin Johnson; p.2. Vienna-Prague-Budapest; p.4. Women prophets of peace/ by Mrs. Gertrude K. Guttman; p.4. "All Aboard" says Mrs. Hammett/ by Mrs. Edward Hammett; p.5. "These United States" visioned through the arts/ by Mrs. Henry C. Taylor; p.6. American art discovers itself/ by Barrett H. Clark; p.7. Play production as club project; p.8. Tour de luxe or "tour de books", which?; p.9. Texas clubs encourage native art and artist; p.10. Contemporary provincial art shown by Pennsylvania club/ by Garth A. Howland; p.11. Music for "T

MAG 1921.06 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, June 1921 Contents: Program of the General Federation of Women's Clubs council, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 12-18, Hotel Utah; p.1. Department of education outlines work to be undertaken by vairous divisions; p.2. Every club will want to take this course/ by Mrs. Thomas G. Winter; p.3. How to celebrate Fourth of July; p.3. Constructive work for moving pictures; p.3. Club and Organization news; p.4. Pottery exhibit ready for dates; p.5. Symbolism of the new General Federation pin; p.5. Home companion's citizenship helps; p.5. Previous stories continued on p.8.

MAG 1921.09 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, September-October 1921 Contents: Pres. Harding asked to name Mrs. Winter; p.1. "Band together for disarmament" asks Federation chief/ by Mrs. Thomas G. Winter; p.1. Get women to polls urges district judge; p.1. Board of directors in Chicago Jan. 4-6; p.2. "Opera in our language" state chairman named; p.2. Bible literature for distribution; p.2. Mrs. Guild heads new state welfare board; p.2. Chautauqua biennial to open June 22 '22; p.2. Mrs. McWhirter tells of Yellowstone trip; p.2. Education dep't bill backed by Clubwomen; p.3. Tax on music would be national menace/ by Mrs. Oberndorfer; p.3. New service opens headquarters in N.Y.; p.3. Urges wom

MAG 1922.06 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, June 1922 Contents: Federation to outline legislative program; p.1. Biennial microcosm says Mrs. Winter in open letter to clubs/ by Alice Ames Winter; p.1. World-famous harpist on biennial program; p.1. G.F.W.C. biennial program; p.2. Foreign relations evening is planned; p.4. War service board to meet; p.4. Clubwomen plan war against malnutrition; p.4. Holy land costumes to be shown G.F.W.C.; p.4. Exhibits to feature educational program; p.4.

MAG 1932.07 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, July 1932 Contents: Grace Morrison Poole (Portrait); p.4. The President's page/ by Grace Morrison Poole; p.5. The biennial in retrospect; p.6. International women's clubs move forward/ by Dr. Clara B. Burdette; p.8. Two problems discusses by women leaders; p.9. Three vigorous criticisms of our modern age; p.10. On the privileges and duties of club women; p.11. A portrait of Shakespeare/ by Florence Topping Green; p.12. The CLUBWOMEN GFWC wins new readers/ by Mrs. William R. Alvord; p.13. Resolutions adopted at Seattle; p.14. Women's clubs the world around; p.16. Headquarters gets many generous gifts; p.18. General Federation directors ratifies;

MAG 1932.11 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, November 1932 Contents: Executive commitee, G.F.W.C. (portrait); p.4. The President's page/ by Grace Morrison Poole; p.5. We cross the bridge/ by Grace Morrison Poole; p.6. The CLUBWOMAN GFWC has fifth birthday; p.8. The foundation/ by Mrs. Edward Dexter Knight; p.10. On support of schools/ by Herbert Hoover; p.10. A note of warning/ by Mrs. Fred L. Pigeon; p.10. American education week/ by Joseph Rosier; p.10. Living up to a fine tradition/ by Dorothy Canfield Fischer; p.11. Teaching government/ by David Lawrence; p.12. Unfinished business/ by Bess Goodykoontz; p.13. Club women and the rural problems/ by Florence Hale; p.14. What is new in kind

MAG 1933.04 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, April 1933 Contents: The President's page/ by Grace Morrison Poole; p.1. "The march of the General Federation" is toward Richmond; p.2. These clubs are 100 percent subscribers; p.3. Junior conference plans/ by Frances Crutchfield; p.3. Switzerland The Alps; p.4. European clubs anticipate tour; p.5. Who said women's clubs were dying; p.6. Citizens' councils for constructive economy; p.7. An open letter to members of Federated Women's Clubs/ by Grace Morrison Poole; p.7. The interdependence of juniors and seniors/ by Mrs. Edward M. Land; p.8. A former chairman greets the juniors/ by Mrs. Edwin Bevens; p.8. Juniors of California/ by Mrs. E.W. Shirk;

MAG 1935.01 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, January 1935 Contents: The President's page/ by Grace Morrison Poole; p.1. G.F.W.C. board meeting January 16-19; p.2. Massachuttes occupies second place in the number of paid subscriptions/ by Mrs. Frank P. Bennett jr.; p.3. Detroit-ideal convention city/ by Mrs. William R. Alvord; p.4. Uncle Sam's home in the West/ by Grace Morrison Poole; p.6. War on crime is initiated; p.7. Canidates for office in the G.F.W.C. election in June 1935; p.8. Books for headquarters; p.13. Lack of funds primarily problem in education; p.14. Memorial trees are replaced by billboards/ by Mrs. M.D. Steever; p.16. Salient educational topics presented by authories; p.17.

MAG 1937.03 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, March 1937 Contents: Ingres: the Guillon-Lethiere family (Portrait); p.cover. The President's page/ by Mrs. Roberta Campbell Lawson; p.4. Rhode Island gives books/ by Dorothy Bennett Vaughn; p.5. Calling all clubs! Calling all clubs!/ by Luey May Smith; p.6. Plans for promotion of general federation offered by directors; p.8. North, East, West, South; p.10. States cooperate for safety; p.12. Department of education; p.14. Department of legislation; p.16. Historical film is given high praise/ by Mrs. Frank A. Linzel; p.17. For observance of child health day; p.17. Department of public welfare; p.18. Department of junior club women; p.24. Women's

MAG 1936.01 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, January 1936 Contents: The shed in the swamp/ by Charles E. Burchfield; p.cover. The President's message/ by Mrs. Roberta Campbell Lawson; p.4. New chairmen named; p.5. Board of directors to meet; p.6. Forums to the fore/ by Dr. John W. Studebaker; p.7. The Metropolitan opera guild/ by Mrs. August Belmont; p.8. Shall child labor come back/ by Elinor F. Morgenthau; p.9. Worse than war?/ by Mrs. Alex Miller; p.10. Women and money/ by Cathrine Curtis; p.11. North, East, West, South; p.12. Junior club women; p.14. International clubs; p.15. Department of education; p.16. Conservation of natural resources/ by Mrs. H.G. Bogert; p.16. Protection of r

MAG 1936.02 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, February 1936 Contents: Flight into Egypt/ by Claude Lorraine; p.cover. The President's message/ by Mrs. Roberta Campbell Lawson; p.4. The president addresses the board; p.5. General Federation board meets; p.6. Mrs. Roosevelt and foreign clubs honored; p.7. Distinguished speakers address board; p.8. New programs of work; p.9. All aboard! Miami is the new stop; p.10. Statue of Liberty: it's significance after fifty years/ by Mrs. Charles Cyrus Marshall; p.11. North American wildlife conference/ by F.A. Silcox; p.12. North, East, West, South; p.14. Junior club women; p.16. Books and authors; p.17. Conservation books honor Mrs. Whitley; p.18. De

Image of MAG 1936.04 - Magazine Collection

MAG 1936.04 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, April 1936 Contents: A photographic study; p.cover. The President's message; p.4. "Thou shalt not kill"/ by Mrs. Edward Hammett; p.5. We'll meet you on Miami shore; p.6. In behalf of America's children/ by Katharine F. Lenroot; p.8. The garden way/ by Mrs. Arthur C. Flory; p.10. North, East, West, South; p.11. Junior club women; p.12. Department of American home; p.13. Department of education; p.14. Mothercraft/ by Mrs. May Dickinson Kimball; p.15. General federation directors; p.16. Department of press and publicity; p.18. Department of legislation; p.20. Department of fine arts; p.22. Department of public welfare; p25. Mothercraft study gr

MAG 1937.04 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, April 1937 Contents: The solemn pledge/ by Walter Ufer; p.cover. The president's page/ by Mrs. Roberta Campbell Lawson; p.4. On to Tulsa; p.5. Today's youth problem/ by Mrs. John L. Whitehurst; p.8. A receiving home for girls detained by juvenile court/ by Verl A. Teeter; p.9. Manhattan towers/ by Gertrude C. LeFevre; p.9. May day and child health day in North Carolina/ by Mrs. J. Henry Highsmith; p.10. Modern music-a mirror of life today/ by Mrs. G. Garabedian; p.11. Books and authors; p.12. Junior club women; p.13. North, East, West, South; p.14. The gospel of safety spreads/ by Mrs. Edward Hammett; p.16. Department of education; p.18. Depart

MAG 1936.05 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, May 1936 Contents: Rembrandt Van Rijn: Elizabeth Bas; p.cover. The President's message/ by Mrs. Roberta Campbell Lawson; p.4. Supreme court holds Hawes-Cooper law constitutional/ by Mrs. Clarence Fraim; p.5. Pennsylvania works for the blind/ by Mrs. Felix Stehle; p.6. The opportunity for women's clubs in cancer control/ by Dr. Clarence Cook Little; p.8. Club houses great and small; p.10. A club president's obligation/ by Mrs. Edward L. Freeman; p.12. The magazine marathon/ by Catherine Ford; p.13. North, East, West, South; p.14. Books and authors; p.16. Junior club women; p.17. Department of education; p.18. Department of fine arts; p.20. Depar

MAG 1936.07 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, July 1936 Contents: A President's message/ by Mrs. Roberta Campbell Lawson; p.2. "What patriotism means to me"; p.3. Department highlights; p.4. Colorful evening sessions are featured by brilliant speakers; p.6. Our club in foreign lands/ by Mrs. Herbert F. French; p.7. Hold high the torch/ by Miss Alves Long; p.8. North, East, West, South; p.9. Junior club women; p.10. Washington has notable art project; p.11. "Education for living"; p.11.

MAG 1936.11 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, November 1936 Contents: Sir Joshua Reynolds: Mrs. Kemble; p.cover. The President's page/ by Mrs. Roberta Campbell Lawson; p.5. What they are saying in Europe/ by Miss Alves Long; p.7. We build our house bricks/ by Dr. John W. Studebaker; p.7. Revival of interest in prints/ by Mrs. Frederick B. Hall; p.8. Are women insurance minded?/ by Mrs. Roberta Campbell Lawson; p.10. Maternal care/ by Edwin F. Daly; p.11. A uniform vehicle code for every state/ by Mrs. Edward Hammett; p.12. Volunteers in Gray/ by Mabel T. Boardman; p.14. Books and authors; p.15. North, East, West, South; p.16. Angela Morgan: poet laureate; p.17. International clubs; p.18. P

MAG 1936.12 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, December 1936 Contents: Raphael Sansio: Madonna of Foligno; p.cover. Keeping Christmas/ by Henry Van Dyke; p.4. The President's message/ by Mrs. Roberta Campbell Lawson; p.5. Board of directors meet January 13-17; p.6. After election-what?/ by Walter Evert Myer; p.7. What they do; p.7. Saving as an individual responsibility/ by Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur; p.8. Winter and the gardener/ by Mrs. Arthur C. Flory; p.9. Fountain song (poem)/ by Lucia Trent; p.9. Federation memorial forest/ by Mrs. H.G. Bogert; p.10. Famed timber stands saved; p.10. Why do we have accidents?/ by Mrs. Edward Hammett; p.12. Books and authors; p.14. Junior club women; p.15. N