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Athens Woman’s Club Collection

The Athens Twentieth Century Club was organized November 1904 and joined the state federation in 1906. The object of the Twentieth Century Club was “literary research and social enjoyment.” (1908 Constitution) It became the Athens Woman’s Club in 1922.The object of the Athens Woman’s Club was “mutual improvement and promotion of the higher social and moral conditions.” (1928 Constitution) The 2001-2002 year booklet named the object of the organization as “education, elucidation and entertaining the community and ourselves.”
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American Association of University Women-Springfield Chapter

In 1906 the National Association of Collegiate Alumnae granted a charter to Springfield to form a branch. They had their first meeting in 1907. The organization became the American Association of University Women in 1921.
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Dancing Improvement Assembly

The Dancing Improvement Assembly collection includes club histories, bylaws, financials, correspondence, invitations and programs, board meeting materials, membership lists, photos, and newspaper articles.
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Douglas Elementary School Parent Teacher Association

The items in this collection focus on the early years of the Douglas Elementary School Parent Teacher Association and are primarily from the 1940s and 1950s.
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