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Charter Presentation to the Mendota Woman's Club | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Charter Presentation to the Mendota Woman's Club

Charter Presentation to the Mendota Woman's Club | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Officers of the Wisconsin Federation of Women's Clubs inspect the charter that was presented to the Mendota Woman's Club by the General Federation of Women's Clubs. It was history-making in that it marked the first time in the United States that a club composed of women patients in a mental institution was admitted to the General Foundation. The state officers pictured are: seated (left to right): Mrs. Kenneth Reed, Kenosha, and Mildred Horne, Madison, who is state president. Standing (l to r) are Mrs. Walter Karow, Sheboygan, and Mrs. S.V. Abramson, Milwaukee.
DESCRIPTION
Officers of the Wisconsin Federation of Women's Clubs inspect the charter that was presented to the Mendota Woman's Club by the General Federation of Women's Clubs. It was history-making in that it marked the first time in the United States that a club composed of women patients in a mental institution was admitted to the General Foundation. The state officers pictured are: seated (left to right): Mrs. Kenneth Reed, Kenosha, and Mildred Horne, Madison, who is state president. Standing (l to r) are Mrs. Walter Karow, Sheboygan, and Mrs. S.V. Abramson, Milwaukee.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:113168
Creation Date: February 22 1961
Creator Name:Sroda, Richard
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Sroda, Richard: Photographs, 1960-65
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 2913.0011
Original Dimensions:35 mm
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
One of five images. Published in the Wisconsin State Journal on Feb. 27, 1961.
SUBJECTS
Clubs
Hats
Psychiatric hospitals
Women
Indoor photography
Dresses

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