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Image of WHN 2012.04 - Women's History and Resource Center Newsletters

WHN 2012.04 - Women's History and Resource Center Newsletters

WHRC News, April+May 2012. Contents include: Women's History Month Celebration at GFWC Headquarters Message from International President Carlene A. Garner What's New in the GFWC Archives and WHRC Research Library Gift from GFWC Colorado Step-by-Step: Using the WHRC Online Catalog, exploring the Freddie Hilp Collection GFWC Timeline: 1952-Restoration of Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pa. Workshops at the 2012 GFWC Annual Convention New and Renewing Friends

Image of JRM 1962-1964 - Junior Membership Records

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

Image of JRM 1964-1966 - Junior Membership Records

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

Image of JRM 1966-1968 - Junior Membership Records

JRM 1966-1968 - Junior Membership Records

Jeanenne Morrow (Mrs. James R.) of Birmingham, Alabama, served from 1966-1968 as GFWC Director of Junior Clubs. The Juniors added "NOW" to the GFWC administration theme of "Build with Youth for a Better World": N for "Needs of Humanity", O for "Opportunities for Action", and W for "Wonders in Discovery." During the 1966-1968 administration, these GFWC program departments each had a Junior Chairman: Conservation, Gayle Bailey (Mrs. Glen) of Covina, California; Education, Alice Donahue (Mrs. Thomas) of West Barrington, Rhode Island; Fine Arts, Eunice Laughery (Mrs. Robert) of Valparaiso, Indiana; Home Life, June Coffey (Mrs. Dean) of Princeton, West Virginia, 1966-1967, and Betty Olszewski

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PRES 1960-1962.13 - International Presidents Photograph Collection

Photo of Katie Freeman Ozbirn, twenty-third international president of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, 1960-1962. Ozbirn (C) is shown holding a model of the hospital ship SS HOPE. With her are Robert K. Gray (L), Secretary to the Cabinet, and Milton Q. Ford (R), president of the Advertising Club of Washington, who co-sponsored with GFWC a "Midnight Cruise" on the Potomac River in July 1960 to raise funds in support of outfitting and providing medical staff for the ship. Project HOPE was created to bring modern medical technology and training to developing nations. On September 22, 1960, the SS HOPE set sail on its maiden voyage from San Francisco to Indonesia.