Twentieth Century Club Programs and Newspaper Clippings
Description of Contents
One box. Collection consists of newspaper clippings about the Twentieth Century Club and the club’s annual programs spanning 1917-1956.
- 1917 - 1956
- Twentieth Century Club (Minneapolis, Minn.) (Organization)
The collection is available for use in Special Collections during the department's open hours.
The Twentieth Century Club was organized on February 15, 1900 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Its original name was the Young Matron’s Club. The Club’s named changed to Twentieth Century Club in 1916. The club’s original purpose was “child study and home economics”, but was redefined as “the advancement of social, benevolent and educational activities”.
The club’s charter members included Mrs. J.B. Bren, Mrs. F. Watson, Mrs. F.L. Jarvis Mrs. William Folsom.
Club membership was limited 40 women. Meetings were held twice a month from September through May. Members were held at the home of one of the members. Meetings frequently featured music and lectures. The club was also active in civic activities including the Red Cross and local school programs.
0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
- Child rearing -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Clubs -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Home economics -- Study and teaching -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Women -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis -- Societies and clubs. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Women in charitable work -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Young Matrons' Club (Minneapolis, Minn.)
- Young women -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis -- Life skills guides. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Twentieth Century Club Programs and Newspaper Clippings
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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