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MAG 1998.06 - Magazine Collection

GFWC Clubwoman, June-July 1998 Contents: President's Perspective/ p. 5. Strategic Plan/ p. 6. President's Special Project/ p. 7. Junior Director's Report/ p. 8. Junior Special Project/ p. 9. Global Perspectives/ p. 10. Operation Smile/ p. 11. Program Reports/ p. 12. State Reports/ p. 19. International Club Reports/ p. 34. President for a Day/ p. 35. WIMSA Dedication/ p. 35. Executive Summary/ p. 36. Libraries 2000/ p. 40. P.R. Harris Educational Center/ p. 40. Croly Contest Winners/ p. 41. "Washington Post" Article about GFWC/ p. 42. Public Policy Report/ p. 44. Women of Achievement/ p. 45. 1996-98 Administration & Staff/ p. 45.

PRO 1988-1990 - Program Records

Program Records, created during the administration of GFWC International President Alice Donahue, 1988-1990 Box 1 Folder 1: GFWC Constitution and Bylaws, 1988-1990 Folder 2: GFWC 1988-1990 Directory, copy 1 Folder 3: GFWC 1988-1990 Directory, copy 2 Folder 4: Organizational and planning guides and calendars given to the 1988-1990 Department chairmen Folder 5: Agenda, Chairmen lists, and other supporting materials related to the GFWC Program Information Seminar held March 3-6 in Arlington, Virginia Folder 6: GFWC Administration Program Book, 1988-1990, copy 1 Folder 7: GFWC Administration Program Book, 1988-1990, copy 2 Folder 8: GFWC Club Manual, 1988-1990 Fold

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JRM 1922-1926 - Junior Membership Records

Florence Dibert of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, state president of the Pennsylvania Federation of Women's Clubs (1919-1923), served as the first chairman of the newly-created GFWC Committee on Junior Membership from June 1922 to June 1926. The Pennsylvania Federation submitted the resolution to the 1922 Convention in Chautauqua, New York, which led to the creation of the committee. The theme for Miss Dibert's chairmanship was "With the Ropes of Today We Ring the Bells of Tomorrow." The Junior Membership Records, 1922-1926 consist of: One folder: Junior Membership Report, June 1926, by Florence Dibert, outlining the many projects undertaken by Junior clubs across the country.

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JRM 1926-1928 - Junior Membership Records

Justina S. Robins (Mrs. H.M.) of Highland Park, Michigan, served as Chairman of the GFWC Junior Membership Committee from 1926 to 1928. Blanch Ralston (Mrs. Robert S.) of Coahoma, Mississippi, served as Vice-Chairman and Miss Florence Dibert served as Advisor. During the 1926-1928 administration, the Junior Membership Committee included ten regional District Chairmen. The Junior Membership Records, 1926-1928 consist of: Folder 1: "The Juniors at San Antonio": a detailed report of Junior activities at the 1928 GFWC Convention in San Antonio, Texas, prepared by the Missouri Federation State Chairman of Junior Membership Bertha Hare Long (Mrs. David S.) of Harrisonville. Folder includes

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JRM 1928-1932 - Junior Membership Records

May W. Bevens (Mrs. Edwin) of Helena, Arkansas, served as Chairman of the GFWC Committee on Junior Membership from 1928 to 1932. Miss Virginia Little of Virginia served as Vice-Chairman. In June 1930, at the GFWC Convention in Denver, Colorado, the Junior Membership adopted a National Junior Pledge. The Pledge was originally written in 1916 by California clubwoman Helen Cheney Kimberly for the Juniors of the Contemporary Club of Redlands, and it was adopted in May 1930 as the State Junior Pledge. (SEE JRM 1932-1935) In January 1931, the GFWC Board of Directors approved the committee's detailed series of recommendations to establish a national policy for Junior membership. The Junior

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JRM 1932-1935 - Junior Membership Records

Marie Land (Mrs. Edward) of Statesville, North Carolina, served from 1932 to 1935 as the first Chairman of the new GFWC Junior Department, which was established at the 1932 GFWC Convention in Seattle, Washington. Her administration theme was "The Interdependence of Juniors and Seniors." Vice-Chairman Mary Kimberly Shirk of Redlands, California, was the daughter of Helen Cheney Kimberly, who wrote the Junior Pledge. During her tenure on the committee, she promoted the use of the Pledge both nationally and internationally. In addition, regional chairmen were appointed. The Junior Membership Records, 1932-1935 consist of: Folder 1: Junior Department information leaflets, 1932-1935, incl

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JRM 1935-1938 - Junior Membership Records

Mary Kimberly Shirk (Mrs. Elbert W.) of Redlands, California, served from 1935 to 1938 as Chairman of the GFWC Department of Junior Clubwomen. Ruth McBride Powers (Mrs. Albert H.) of Powers, Oregon served as Vice-Chairman, and Louise Jones (Mrs. Rex L.) of Redlands, California, served as Junior Editor for the "General Federation Clubwoman." Projects encouraged by the Junior Membership Department during this administration included the Talking Books for the Blind, Mothercraft, Penny Art Fund, Highway Safety, Cancer Control Movement, and the Allied Youth Movement. In May 1938, at the GFWC Convention in Kansas City, Missouri, the assembled delegates voted to reduce the maximum age for Juni

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JRM 1938-1941 - Junior Membership Records

Bertha Hare Long (Mrs. David) of Harrisonville, Missouri, served from 1938 to 1941 as Chairman of the GFWC Department of Junior Clubwomen. Mrs. Long emphasized how to organize new Junior clubs within the context of the Federation and build Junior programs within GFWC departments. She was successful in placing Junior members on GFWC committees. Another of her objectives was to have every state represented by Juniors at GFWC Conventions. A special correspondence course on "The Essentials of Publicity Writing" was prepared for the Junior Department by Margaret Lufken (Mrs. Fred R.) of Gloucester, Massachusetts, Chairman of the GFWC Department of Press and Publicity. At the Golden Jubile

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JRM 1941-1944 - Junior Membership Records

Frances L. Rogers (Mrs. Kenneth H.) of West Hollywood, California, served from 1941 to 1944 as Extension Secretary for Juniors, overseeing the new GFWC Junior Clubs Committee. Ellen St. John Barnwell of Georgia served as the editor of the Junior page of the "General Federation Clubwoman." During this administration, the Extension Secretary inaugurated a monthly newsletter for state Junior leaders and the Junior Clubs Committee prepared several program bookets, including an overview of Junior Clubs, How to Organize a Junior Club, Alcohol Education, a "School for Brides," Hobbies, and Child Care in a World at War. (SEE Junior Clubs Committee publications in PRO 1941-1944, f.45) The Junior cl

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JRM 1944-1947 - Junior Membership Records

Miss Lillian Money of Ewing, Kentucky, served from 1944 to 1947 as Extension Secretary of the GFWC Junior Clubs Committee. Mary Shirk of Redlands, California, served as Junior Advisor, and Ellen St. John Barnwell of Georgia continued as Junior Editor. During this administration, the Junior Clubs Committee prepared several program bookets, including ones on The National Committee for Education on Alcoholism, Kits for Russion Families in support of U.S. Russian War Relief efforts, and Hobbies. The Junior Clubs Committee also worked closely with former Extension Secretary Frances Rogers, who served as the Chairman of the Youth Cooperation Committee. By 1946, the Youth Cooperation Commit

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JRM 1947-1950 - Junior Membership Records

Helen "Toni" Horan (Mrs. Richard S.) of Elyria, Ohio, served from 1947-1950 as Extension Secretary of the GFWC Junior Clubs Committee. Mrs. Paul Anderson of Springfield, Missouri, served as Consultant; and Miss F. Ivy Needham of Waterbury, Connecticut, and Mrs. Charles W. Jones, Jr., served as editors of the Junior page in the "General Federation Clubwoman." During this administration, Junior Clubs focused their activities on funding primarily three special projects: gifts for war orphans; small luxuries, particularly stamps, for hospitalized veterans; and a school for "deaf mutes" in Tegucigalpa, Hondurus, founded by Christine Martinez (Mrs. Edmundo J.), an American woman living in Teguc

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JRM 1950-1952 - Junior Membership Records

Violet Snedegar (Mrs. Nunley) of West Virginia, served from 1950-1952 as Chairman of the GFWC Junior Clubs Committee. Mrs. Wade H. Britt of Marion, North Carolina, served as Junior Editor of the "General Federation Clubwoman." During this administration, special Junior projects included strengthening the recruitment of Junior members, adopting needy children abroad, serving as "big sisters," promoting "family nights" and "family councils" at home, and continuing to support the "Stamps for Wounded Veterans" program. In addition, the Junior Clubs Committee compiled and distributed booklets on Junior Organization in the GFWC; Junior Club Program, 1950-1952; and A History of the Junior Clu

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JRM 1952-1954 - Junior Membership Records

Millie Crom (Mrs. Arthur) of San Diego, California, served from 1952-1954 as the first elected GFWC Director of Junior Clubs. The Junior program was divided into four divisions, each with their respective chairman: Americanism, June Petrillo (Mrs. Orlando) of Elyria, Ohio; Family Councils, Violet Snedegar (Mrs. Nunley) of Elkins, West Virginia; Moral and Spiritual Values, Mrs. Walter Piegat of Crown Point, Indiana; and Youth Cooperation Division, Miss Geraldine Brown of Keyport, New Jersey, 1952-1953, and Phyllis Mitchell (Mrs. Lloyd) of Kelso, Washington, 1953-1954. Mrs. William Wade of Phoenix, Arizona, was the Editor of the Junior Page for the magazine. The Junior program booklet, "

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JRM 1954-1956 - Junior Membership Records

Miss Barbara Shaw of Roslindale, Massachusetts, served from 1954-1956 as GFWC Director of Junior Clubs. During the 1954-1956 administration, these GFWC program departments each had a Junior Division Chairman (some served in more than one department): Communications and Fine Arts, Evelyn B. Branigan of Beloit, Wisconsin; Community Affairs, Mrs. Marcus B. Calhoun of Thomasville, Georgia; Education and Home, Violet Snedegar of Elkins, West Virginia; International Affairs, Marian Smith (Mrs. Charles O.) of Holcomb, Kansas; and Public Affairs and Conservation, Mrs. Kenneth Howell of Sheridan, Wyoming. The Junior Division Chairmen and the GFWC Department Chairmen prepared a program booklet f

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JRM 1956-1958 - Junior Membership Records

Marian Smith (Mrs. Charles O.) of Holcomb, Kansas, served from 1956-1958 as GFWC Director of Junior Clubs. During the 1956-1958 administration, these GFWC program departments each had a Junior Chairman: American Home, Helen Jenrette (Mrs. Joseph M., Jr.) of Raleigh, North Carolina; Communications, Miss Evelyn Borea of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey; Community Affairs, Janey O. Reed (Mrs. Kenneth L.) of Kenosha Wisconsin; Conservation, Eleanor R. Guthrie (Mrs. Fleetwood L.) of Dunbar, West Virginia; Education, Mrs. Marcus B. Calhoun of Thomasville, Georgia; Fine Arts, Phyllis Curtis (Mrs. Leo F.) of Hammond, Indiana; International Affairs, Marian L. Breidenbach (Mrs. K. Richard) of Dayton, Oh

PRO 1990-1992 - Program Records

Program Records, created during the administration of GFWC International President: Phyllis J. Dudenhoffer, 1990-1992 Box 1 Folder 1: Constitution and Bylaws, June 1991 Folder 2: 1990-1992 Administration Directory, copy 1 Folder 3: 1990-1992 Administration Directory, copy 2 Folder 4: 1990-1992 Administration Guide and program books, copy 1 Folder 5: 1990-1992 Administration Guide and program books, copy 2 Folder 6: Headquarters and Program offices Management Goals and Objectives, FY 1991, adopted as amended 7/7/90; list of available materials-July 1990 Folder 7: Headquarters Highlights, Aug. 27, 1990-May 29, 1992 Folder 8: 1990-1992 Administration Report Folder

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JRM 1958-1960 - Junior Membership Records

Phyllis Curtis (Mrs. Leo F.) of Hammond, Indiana, served from 1958-1960 as GFWC Director of Junior Clubs. During the 1958-1960 administration, these GFWC program departments each had a Junior Chairman: American Home, Myrt W. Gullett (Mrs. William) of College Park, Maryland; Communications, Beverly F. Shahan (Mrs. Earl Jr.) of Tullahoma, Tennessee; Community Affairs, Miss Marjorie Yokley of Mount Airy, North Carolina; Conservation, Eleanor R. Guthrie (Mrs. Fleetwood L.) of Dunbar, West Virginia; Council of International Clubs, Barbara Trigg (Mrs. Hastings S.) of West Hempstead, New York; Education, Nannie Jean Hay (Mrs. Ronald) of Grove City, Pennsylvania; Fine Arts, Patricia A. Claytor (M

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JRM 1960-1962 - Junior Membership Records

Nannie Jean Hay (Mrs. Ronald) of Grove City, Pennsylvania, served from 1960-1962 as GFWC Director of Junior Clubs. "Accent on Youth" was the administration keynote. During the 1960-1962 administration, these GFWC program departments each had a Junior Chairman: Conservation, Maxine M. Moles (Mrs. Francis) of Seward, Nebraska; Council of International Clubs, Mrs. H. Jack Sharpe Jr. of Thomasville, North Carolina; Education, Jane Lee Nosal (Mrs. Paul); Fine Arts, Mrs. Robert Smith Jr. of Ludlow, Vermont; Home Life, Maxine Scarbro (Mrs. James) of Powellton, West Virginia; International Affairs, Miss Marjorie Yokley, Mount Airy, North Carolina; and Public Affairs, Patricia Amato (Mrs. Donald).

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JRM 1962-1964 - Junior Membership Records

Maxine S. Scarbro (Mrs. James A.) of Montgomery, West Virginia, served from 1962-1964 as GFWC Director of Junior Clubs. During the 1962-1964 administration, these GFWC program departments each had a Junior Chairman: Conservation, Peggy G. Sammons (Mrs. Thomas) of Swainsboro, Georgia; Education, Jane Lee Nosal (Mrs. Paul) of Bethpage, NY; Fine Arts, Phyllis Jay Dudenhoffer (Mrs. William) of Jonesboro, Indiana; Home Life, Mrs. David Perkins of Entiat, Washington; International Affairs, Jeri J. Winger (Mrs. Wendell) of Springville, Utah; Public Affairs, Judy Harrison (Mrs. Gene C.) of Cedarburg, Wisconsin; Council of International Clubs, and Ethel B. Mahon (Mrs. John G.) of Jacksonville, Flo

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JRM 1964-1966 - Junior Membership Records

Mary Jean Houde (Mrs. Thomas R.) of Kankakee, Illinois, served from 1964-1966 as GFWC Director of Junior Clubs. Myrtle Young (Mrs. George) served as Junior Conference Secretary. During the 1964-1966 administration, these GFWC program departments each had a Junior Chairman: Conservation, Miss Evelyn Farley of Plainville, Connecticut; Education, Barbara Wade (Mrs. Gentry) of Saratoga, California; Fine Arts, Edna Springer (Mrs. Harold) of Clarksburg, West Virginia; Home Life, Jeanenne Morrow (Mrs. James R.) of Birmingham, Alabama; International Affairs, Christine Badger (Mrs. Robert L.), 1964-1965, and Judy Harrison (Mrs. Gene C.) of Cedarburg, Wisconsin, 1965-1966; Public Affairs, Mrs. Jess