Constitution - June 20, 1894 with Amendments up to 1898; Constitution signed by 24 members; List of PAWC Members; Minutes from June 13, 1894 through September 1900; 1st meeting of The Woman's Club of Palo Alto - June 20, 1894; Presbyterian Church; The Woman's Club of Palo Alto (WCPA); First Board Officers: Pres. Mary G. Campbell, VP M. B. Culver, Sec. A. G. Warner; 4 Departments: Home, Education, Philanthropy, Art and Literature in 1894 Departments Added: Science and Education, Public Library and Reading Room, Household Economics, Village Improvement, Social; Fundraisers: 'The Cantata Queen', High Teas, Book Socials, The Messiah, Musicales, Concerts; Club Goal: To do practical work in the community; 'The Friendly Woodyard' - 1894; Speakers: Mrs. Gleason, Miss Shallenburger, Miss Clausen and Dr. Warner, Dr. Ross, Miss Severance, Dr. David Starr Jordan, Professor Mary Roberts-Smith, Dr. Clelia Mosher, Mrs. Green, Mabel Craft; Sewer Bond Issue – 1895 and 1899; Village Improvement Club; Planting trees; Opposed Chirivari; David Starr Jordan; Susan B. Anthony and Anna Shaw speak; 1896 – Suffrage Campaign; YMCA Reading Room - 1896; Julia Gilbert, Chair of Library Committee; Reading Room – 1896 – 200 volumes; Club Dues Levied to meet expenses of the Reading Room; Simpkins Store at 166 University Ave.; June 1896 – 106 members; Assets: 29. 55 in 1896; GFWC– joined in 1898; Club Goals: Self Improvement, Mutual Help and Community Involvement – 1897; 1897 - 110 members ; Lending Library – 1898; President Mrs. K. K. Hutchinson –– 1898-1899; Annie and Elizabeth Hadden – 1899; Anna Zschokke; Musical Committee and Social added as Departments in 1899; 143 members listed in 1898 – 1899; Club colors of silver and cardinal chosen in 1899; February 1898 – joined California Federation of Women's Clubs.
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1890-1899 Organizations and clubs Women pioneers--California, Northern Women--history
Palo Alto (Calif.)
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