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This sepia photograph shows members of the Woman's Hesperian Library Club in front of the public library in Cawker City, Kansas. The group raised $1,313.75 in monetary funds to build the facility so that women in the community could further their knowledge and interest for literature. Today, the building serves as The Cawker City Hesperian Historical Society.
Creator: Foster, R. M.
Date: Between 1884 and 1904
Item Number: 303983
Call Number: FK2.M6 C.761 *3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 303983
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Literature
Built Environment - Function - Education - Library
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Clubs and organizations - Social and Civic - Hesperian Library Club
Community Life - Community services - Libraries and museums
Date - 1880s
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Women
Places - Cities and towns - Cawker City
Places - Counties - Mitchell
Type of Material - Photographs