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OH 0248 - Oral History Collection

Mae Wenger family oral history, 26 May 2007, consists of a joint family oral history describing memories of the four children of Mae Wenger. The discussion relates primarily to their mother's and their own involvement with GFWC in Kansas and Missouri. The narrators are Barbara Wenger Strahm, Anita Wenger Pfister, Richard Wenger, and Kathy Wenger Palermo. In Kansas, Mae Wenger helped charter the Hiawatha Progressive Club, Powhattan Century II Club, Questors of Hutchinson, Flint Hills of Manhattan Club, Kansas Rainbows, Sunflower Club of Topeka, and the ABC Club of Hiawatha. She was state president of the Kansas Federation of Women's Clubs, 1982-1984, and Mississippi Valley Region presi

OH 0258 - Oral History Collection

Oral history interview with Rose Ditto, state president of Kansas (1990-1992), conducted by Prudence Fager on 3 August 2003.

MAG 1901.06 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, June 1901 Contents: From Farthest North, Myra C. Ingraham Room No. 6, Ward 3, Wilbur Herschel Williams Women at the Pan-American Club Study, May Alden Ward University Extension, Viola Price Franklin National Society of New England Women Open Parliament, Emma A. Fox Current Events, F.H. Howard General Federation News State Federation News

MAG 1901.04 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, April 1901 Contents: Benefits of State Federation to Individual Clubs, Martha Wentworth Hopper A True Club Story, Mrs. James Humphrey Sun and Shadow. Verses, Clara S. Carter What Should Our Girls Study? Julia Ward Howe Glimpses of Club Womwn, Christina Howells Charles National Society of New England Women The Open Arena. What Are We Discussing? Lydia Phillips Williams United States Daughters of 1812 Current Events, Frances H. Howard Open Parliament, Emma A. Fox Club Study, The United States. May Alden Ward General Federation News State Federation News

MAG 1899.09 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, September 1899 Contents: Mutualism of Clubs, Clara S. Carter An Understudy. Verses. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler Mrs. Q A Story, Mrs. Caroline W.D. Rich The Illiteracy of Forgetting Names, Mabel Loomis Todd Misplaced Kindness M.G.R. Triolet, Julia Morgan Harding Mrs. Brown's Soliloquy, VII, M. Wentworth Hopper Only Two Weeks, A Story, Katherine Runnells Scraps of Information, Grace M. Bryant Club Don'ts Mrs. Frederic Hanger Parlimentary Usage, Emma A. Fox University Extension Department, Viola Price Franklin General and State Federation News

MAG 1899.05 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, May 1899 Contents: Vacation Schools, Sadie America The Relation of Domestic Science to the Industrial Problem, Edward Cummings What Clubs Are Doing for Women, Amoretta H. Fitch To My Japanese Fan, Verses, Helen M. Winslow Open Parliament, Etta H. Osgood University Extension Department, Viola Price Franklin Club Study, May Alden Ward General Federation Matters London Letter, Jennie C. Croly A Restful Club, Charlotte F. Wilder

MAG 1899.03 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, March 1899 Contents: The Ides of March, Verses, Elizabeth Orr Williams The Club Woman in Educational Work, Rebecca D. Lowe The Unattainable, Verses F.L. Hesseltine Domestic Service, Ellen H. Richards The Dark Pilgrimage, Verses, Annie G. Murray Woman's Domestic Industries and Home Manufactures, Candace Wheeler The Art of Two, Story. Nora Barnhart Was He an Imposter? Sallie F. Toler Parlimentary Usage, Emma A. Fox General Federation News State Federation News

MAG 1900.06 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, June 1900 Contents: The Cry of a Bird and Beast. Verses, Louise Chandler Moulton Again, "The Domestic Problem." M.A.B. Conine The Story of a Scoop, Mary L. Malkoff An Ideal Literary Life, Hezekiah Butterworth Magazines Edited by Women, Mary S. Gist Brains of Encyclopedias, Helen Campbell Parliamentary Usage, Emma A. Fox University Extension, Viola Price Franklin Club Study, May Alden Ward United State Duaghters of 1812 General Federation Statistics of G.F.W.C.

MAG 1900.11 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, November 1900 Contents: Training the Will, Helen Elliot Discords and Harmonies, Janette Hill Knox Club Courtesy, Caroline C. Shea Autobiography of a Club Man, by Anonymous University Extension, Viola Price Franklin Open Parliament, Emma A. Fox United States Daughters of 1812 State Federation News

MAG 1901.02 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, February 1901 Contents: Training for Social Service, Samuel McCune Lindsay, Ph.D The Standpoint, Verses, Juilla Harris May Mrs. Elwells' Paper, J.L. Harbour The Responsibility of the Privileged Few to the Community Life, Isabella Laning Candee A Valentine: To Alison, Frances H. Howard National Society of New England Women United States Daughters of 1812

MAG 1901.07 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, July 1901 Contents: General Federation News: Art Committee's Report Corrections of Directory From California State Federation News National Society of New England Women United States Daughters of 1812 Books

MAG 1902.02 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, February 1902 Contents: What is a Woman's Club, Sara A. Palmer As the Twig is Bent, the Tree's Inclined, S.S.F. Callahan Club Cant, Florence Howe Hall Entertainments Which Pay Best in Clubs, Florence E. Smith The Rushing in of Fools, J.D. Hassfurther United States Daughters of 1812 The Open Arena National Society of New England Women

MAG 1902.09 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, September 1902 Contents: President's Greeting, Mrs. D.S.T. Denison Suggestions, Lydia Avery Coonley Ward Why Federate? Kate Friend Club Insighnia, H.M.W. Objectionable Advertising, Mrs. Frederick Hanger The Old Inn and Kaskaskia, Saidee Gary Cox Open Parliament, Emma A. Fox University Extension, Viola Price Franklin General Federation News Book Talk, H.M.W

MAG 1902.11 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, November 1902 Contents: Study of Human Nature in Mode of Fiction, Mrs. C.H. Stone Why Mrs. Flynh Was Late, Jennie Betts Hartwick After All, Verses, Annie G. Murray Book Talk, H.M.W. Open Parliament, Emma A. Fox Club Study, May Alden Ward University Extension, Viola Price Franklin U.S. Daughters of 1812, Mrs. Wm. Gerry Slade The World in General, H.A.W.

MAG 1903.01 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, January 1902 Contents: Women and Children in Industry, Horace G. Wadlin A Still, Small Echo, Alice M. Wood Book Talk, H.M.W. United States Daughters of 1812, Mrs. William Gerry Slade Open Parliament, Emma A. Fox University Extension, Ella Adams Moore In the Reading Room, H.A.W. The World in General, H.A.W. Club Study: Civil Service Reform, Lucy M. Salmon Domestic Science and the Home, Marion A. McBride National Society of New England Women

MAG 1903.03 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, March 1903 Contents: Are Women Witty, Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland Our Prayer, Mary Stuart Women in South Africa, Helen M. Stowe An Honor and a Privilege, Nora Elizabeth Barnhart Open Parliament, Emma A. Fox Club Study, Maud Elma Kingsley University Extension, Ella Adams Moore Book Talk, H.M.W. In the Art World, H.A.W. Domestic Science, Marion A. MacBride

MAG 1938.01 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, January 1938 Contents: A. Phimister Proctor: the pioneer mother; p.cover. The President's message/ by Mrs. Roberta Campbell Lawson; p.6. The board of directors meets; p.7. The three eternal temptations/ Dorothy Thompson; p.8. Missouri invites you/ by Mrs. David S. Long; p.10. Canidates for office in the general federation; p.12. Committee on federation extension; p.17. Highway safety program for states; p.18. North, East, West, South; p.20. Junior Club women; p.22. Department of education; p.24. Character education-the greatest need of our time/ by J.M. Artman; p.24. Character eduation-human relationships/ by Supt. J.O. Christianson; p.25. Depa

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MAG 1938.06 - Magazine Collection

General Federation Clubwoman, June 1938 Contents: Portrait of Saidie Orr Dunbar/ by Dorothy Smoot; p.cover. From Oregan a leader/ by Dr. Clara B. Burdette; p.4. A tribute to Mrs. Dunbar/ by Dr. Marshall N. Dana; p.5. Pictorial reflections of the triennial; p.6. "Dear co-workers"; p.7. The triennial in retrospect; p.8. "Adjusting democracy for human welfare"/ by Saidie Orr Dunbar; p.11. Economic approach to world peace/ by Mr. W.W. Waymack; p.12. Women can abolish crime overnight/ by Mr. J. Edgar Hoover; p.13. Revisions and resolutions; p.14. There have been other Aprils (poem)/ by Mrs. Robert E. Guthrie; p.14. Making a living and living a life/ by Mary Sue Wigley; p.15. "Mea

Image of SA KS 001 - State Federation Archives

SA KS 001 - State Federation Archives

The General Federation of Women's Clubs of Kansas (GFWC-KS) is the state affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC). Founded in 1890, the General Federation of Women's Clubs is an international women's organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service. Throughout the organization's history, GFWC members have worked in their own communities to support the arts, preserve natural resources, advance education, promote healthy lifestyles, encourage civic involvement, and work toward world peace and understanding. As in other parts of the country, women's clubs began forming in Kansas in the mid-19th century. Two of the

Image of CIP 1972-1974.01 - Community Improvement Projects

CIP 1972-1974.01 - Community Improvement Projects

The Johnson County Young Matrons, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, Community Improvement Program project, 1972-1974, was to establish an emergency shelter where children could reside until properly placed. The Temporary Lodging for Children (TLC) was designed for children 12 and under, "who are temporarily without parents or a home due to circumstances beyond their control." To successfully complete this project, the Johnson County Young Matrons coordinated community efforts, receiving support from the County Welfare Department and the county juvenile courts. With the help of governmental agencies and community leaders, the club was able to purchase and renovate a home as well as establish a vol