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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG5565.AM:  Davey Woman’s Club (Davey, Neb.)



Records:  1922-2006

Davey, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Social organization

Size:  0.3 cu.ft.; 1 box



BACKGROUND NOTE



The first meeting of the Davey Woman’s Club was held on November 9, 1922. According to the club’s constitution, the object of the club was “to develop a unified community spirit; to study the County Projects issued by the University Extension service as to further interest the home culturally, morally and physically.” The regular meetings of the club were held on the third Tuesday of each month from September to May, and the annual dues were fifty cents. Some of the University Extension topics discussed by the club included, “Posture in Housework,” “Home Lighting,” “Holiday Entertaining,” “Home Improvements,” and “Family Economics.” The club disbanded in November of 2006.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of the records of the Davey Woman’s Club (Davey, Neb.), including the club’s constitution and minutes of meetings dating from 1922 to 2006. Also included is a loose-leaf scrapbook containing membership materials, minutes of meetings, event programs, newspaper clippings, and a few photographs of members and events.



INVENTORY



Box 1

Folder




  1. Constitution, 1922

  2. Minutes of meetings, 1922-1927

  3. Minutes of meetings, 1927-1931

  4. Minutes of meetings, 1931-1938

  5. Minutes of meetings, 1939-1941

  6. Minutes of meetings, 1941-1946

  7. Minutes of meetings, 1990-2006

  8. Scrapbook, 1933-1990, 2000



 



Subject headings:



Davey (Neb.) — History

Women in Nebraska

Women — Societies and clubs



 



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