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A study course on public health

A study course on public health
Creator: Crumbine, Samuel J. (Samuel Jay), 1862-1954
Date: Between 1916 and 1917
This nineteen lesson study course was written by Dr. S. J. Crumbine and others and published by the American Medical Association. It was prepared for the use of women's clubs.


Crazy quilt

Crazy quilt
Date: between 1880 and 1935
Crazy Quilt made up of irregularly shaped multi-colored silks, satins and many printed silk ribbons from meetings of the Kansas Federation of Women's Clubs, the Kansas Council of Women, State Bar Association, and other organizations. Dates on ribbons range from 1882 to 1930. One includes a 1928 Republican National Convention button depicting Kansan Charles Curtis. Most fabrics are outlined in featherstitch embroidery, with scattered embroidered stars and scissors. Hand-stitched. Bound in black velvet and backed in pale green silk. This quilt belonged to William Agnew Johnston and Mrs. Lucy Browne Johnston of Topeka. The Johnstons were active in the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association (K.E.S.A.) and the Men's Equal Suffrage League (M.E.S.L.) of Kansas, two organizations that were critical allies in the 1912 ratification of the Woman's Suffrage Amendment to the Kansas constitution. This amendment made Kansas the seventh state to enfranchise women. Lucy Johnston was president and campaign manager of K.E.S.A. in 1911-1912 during the final push for ratification. She also was active in other women's clubs and lobbied for better libraries around the state. Her husband, William Agnew Johnston, was Chief Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court and an active member of the M.E.S.L. of Kansas, an organization that canvassed the state for woman's suffrage.


Goddard Woman's Club picture history

Goddard Woman's Club picture history
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1958-1971
This picture history was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas, which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to the community. It contains photographs, programs, printed club material and newspaper clippings. Arranged chronologically by month, the picture history covers the years from 1958 to 1971, representing the events and activities of the club members.


Goddard Woman's Club press book

Goddard Woman's Club press book
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1952-1953
This press book was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to the community. It contains a calendar for May 1964, programs, annual reports, newspaper clippings, and club ephemera. Topics include club events, functions, and community service work in Goddard, Kansas, arranged chronologically from 1952 to 1953.


Goddard Woman's Club pressbook

Goddard Woman's Club pressbook
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1960-1973
This pressbook was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to the community. It contains newspaper clippings arranged chronologically by month for the years 1960 to 1973. Topics include club events, functions and community service work in Goddard, Kansas.


Goddard Woman's Club press book

Goddard Woman's Club press book
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1970-1971
This press book was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to it's community. It contains the club's press book rules and grade sheet, annual meeting program, and newspaper clippings. The press book is organized chronologically by month from 1970 to 1971.


Goddard Woman's Club pressbook

Goddard Woman's Club pressbook
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1964-1965
This pressbook was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to it's community. It contains a yearbook, list of activities and newspaper clippings. Arranged chronologically by month from 1964 to 1965.


Goddard Woman's Club pressbook

Goddard Woman's Club pressbook
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1958-1959
This pressbook was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas, which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to the community. Compiled by club member Mrs. Paul R. Brown of Goddard, Kansas. It contains the club's yearbook, club activities and newspaper clippings arranged chronologically by month for the years 1958 and 1959.


Goddard Woman's Club pressbook

Goddard Woman's Club pressbook
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1949-1950
This pressbook was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas, which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to the community. The pressbook was a blue ribbon winner at the annual meeting. It contains programs, blue ribbon, and newspaper clippings arranged chronologically by month from 1949 to 1950. The final pages of the pressbook are empty. Topics covered include club events, functions, and community service work in Goddard, Kansas.


Goddard Woman's Club project book

Goddard Woman's Club project book
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1967-1968
This project book was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to it's community. The program covered in the project book is the Club's efforts to create and provide educational programs about the Shell Oil Company held at the Goddard Public Library. At the time of the programs, the Shell Oil Company had approximately forty-five producing wells and sixty thousand acres of land in and around Wichita, Kansas. It contains correspondence, program outlines, applications, newspaper clippings, photographs, and educational programming ephemera.


Goddard Woman's Club project book

Goddard Woman's Club project book
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1968-1969
This project book was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to it's community. The program covered in the project book is the club's efforts to create and provide educational programs about the Shell Oil Company held at the Goddard Public Library. At the time of the programs, the Shell Oil Company had approximately forty-five producing wells and sixty thousand acres of land in and around Wichita, Kansas. It contains correspondence, program outlines, applications, newspaper clippings, photographs, and educational programming ephemera focusing on educating children of their community.


Goddard Woman's Club project book

Goddard Woman's Club project book
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1969-1970
This scrapbook was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to it's community. The first program covered in the project book is the club's efforts to create and provide educational programs about the Shell Oil Company which had approximately forty-five producing wells and sixty thousand acres of land in and around Wichita, Kansas. The second program covered is the Winnie the Pooh Summer Reading Fun at the Goddard Public Library. Items include programs, correspondence, photographs and newspaper clippings.


Goddard Woman's Club scapbook

Goddard Woman's Club scapbook
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1949-1950
This scrapbook was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas, which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to it's community. It contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, ephemera from club functions, a cigarette case, menus, certificates and a souvenir from the State Industrial Reformatory in Hutchinson, Kansas. Removed from the scrapbook is a general highway map of Kansas including scenic and historic sites across the state, prepared by the Kansas Department of Transportation. Topics include club events, functions and community service work in Goddard, Kansas, from 1949 to 1950.


Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook

Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1933-1934
This scrapbook was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to the community. It contains the club's constitution, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and meeting programs. The partial image on the front cover of the scrapbook portrays bears in an outside environment. Topics include club events, functions, and publications highlighting the club in chronological order covering the years 1933 to 1934.


Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook

Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1939-1940
This scrapbook was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas, which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to the community. It contains club annual meeting programs, menus, newspaper clippings, photographs, table linens, and club ephemera. Topics include club events, functions and community service projects arranged chronologically by month from 1939 to 1940.


Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook

Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1938-1939
This scrapbook was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas, which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to the community. Compiled by club historian Helen Stover, the scrapbook is arranged in chronological order by month from 1938 to 1939. It contains programs, correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, a matchbook, and club ephemera. Topics include club events, functions and community service work in Goddard, Kansas.


Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook

Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1940-1941
This scrapbook is created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to the community. It contains programs, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and Club ephemera. Arranged chronologically by month from 1940 to 1941, topics covered but not limited to is Club events, function and community service work in Goddard, Kansas.


Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook

Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1969-1970
This scrapbook was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to it's community. It contains documentation, photographs and newspaper clippings for the club's summer community improvement project in Goddard, Kansas, from 1969 to 1970.


Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook

Goddard Woman's Club scrapbook
Creator: GFWC Goddard Woman's Club
Date: 1941-1942
This scrapbook was created by the Goddard Woman's Club of Kansas which is an affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs promoting civil, social and educational culture services to the community. It contains a program from the ninth annual meeting for the club, newspaper clippings, event ephemera, programs and table decorations from events hosted by the club. Topics include club events, functions and community service arranged chronologically from 1941 to 1942.


Laura M. Johns

Laura M. Johns
Creator: Hopkins
Date: Between 1900 and 1912
Photograph portrait of Laura M. Johns. Johns was a leader in the women's suffrage movement in Kansas and a past president of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association.


Lucy Browne Johnston

Lucy Browne Johnston
Creator: Snyder
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
Lucy Browne Johnston, 1846-1937, was an active participant in several Kansas reform movements and organizations. She served as president of the Kansas Federation of Women's Clubs, and was involved in the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association, helping to gain the vote for Kansas women in 1912. She was married to William Agnew Johnson, Chief Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court.


Lucy Browne Johnston

Lucy Browne Johnston
Creator: Leonard, J. H.
Date: Between 1911 and 1915
Lucy Browne Johnston, 1846-1937, was an active participant in several Kansas reform movements and organizations. She served as president of the Kansas Federation of Women's Clubs, and was involved in the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association, helping to gain the vote for Kansas women in 1912. She was married to William Agnew Johnson, Chief Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court.


Mattie B. Hale to Lucy Johnston

Mattie B. Hale to Lucy Johnston
Creator: Hale, Mattie B.
Date: 1911
Mattie B. Hale of Lacrosse, Rush County, wrote this letter to Lucy Johnston, president of the Kansas Federation of Women's Clubs, informing her of what was decided during the last district meeting. Hale was proud to announce that club women were eager to support women's suffrage. Women in Kansas would gain full suffrage in 1912.


May Belleville Brown

May Belleville Brown
Date: between 1905 and 1915
Portrait of May Belleville Brown, President of the Kansas Federation of Women's Clubs.


May Belleville Brown, President of the Kansas Federation of Women's Clubs

May Belleville Brown, President of the Kansas Federation of Women's Clubs
Date: between 1905 and 1910
Portrait of May Belleville Brown, b. 1867, President of the Kansas Federation Women's Clubs.


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