Business and Professional Women’s Club of Milwaukee Collection

 

Title: Business and Professional Women’s Club of Milwaukee Collection

Reference Code: Mss-2153

Inclusive Dates: 1921 – 1978

Bulk: 3.63 cu. ft. total

Location:        RC2, Sh. 005-013 (3.6 cu. ft.)

Sm Mss (0.03 cu. ft.)

Historical Note: The Business Women’s Club of Milwaukee was organized in September 1919.  In 1922, club rooms for the use of members were opened at the club’s headquarters on Milwaukee Street.  The club changed its name to Business and Professional Women’s Club of Milwaukee in 1925.

Scope and Content: The collection consists of scrapbooks with newspaper clippings, photos, programs, etc., as well as Broadcaster newsletters and Wisconsin Business Woman publications from the state federation of women’s clubs.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English

Administrative Note: Material was added to the small manuscripts collection on November 1999 and was processed by Steve Daily.

Arrangement:

Scrapbooks Location
#1 Scrapbook: 1921 – 1930. Clippings, pictures, programs RC 2
#2 Scrapbook: 1926 – 1933. Clippings and programs.  Scrapbook prepared by Fannie V. Gassman and presented to the club in her memory in 1956. RC 2
#3 Scrapbook: 1930 -1931. Clippings, including the series “The Girl and the Job” Milwaukee Journal and a series of articles from Wisconsin News on local women with interesting jobs. RC 2
#4 Scrapbook: 1930 – 1931. Clippings, including both series in Scrapbook #3 RC 2
#5 Scrapbook: 1931 – 1934. Clippings, programs, poems RC 2
#6 Scrapbook: 1932 – 1938. Clippings and pictures RC 2
#7 Scrapbook: 1934 – 1943. Clippings, including two by Lutie E, Stearns in series “As a Women Sees It” and programs RC 2
#8 Scrapbook: 1935 – 1940: Radio scripts of talks by members on their professions RC 2
#9 Scrapbook: 1937. Clippings and programs, most undated RC 2
#10 Scrapbook: 1937 – 1938. Clippings, letters, programs. Gathered by Maire K. Franzen RC 2
#11 Scrapbook: 1938 – 1943. Clippings RC 2
#12 Scrapbook: 1944 – 1952. Clippings and pictures RC 2
#13 Scrapbook: 1950 – 1951. Clippings and pictures, most undated RC 2
#14 Scrapbook: 1950 1956. Clippings and pictures RC 2
#15 Scrapbook: 1953 – 1954. Clippings RC 2
#16 Scrapbook: 1954 – 1955. Clippings, most undated RC 2
#17 Scrapbook: 1957 – 1963. Clippings RC 2
#18 Scrapbook: 1965 – 1973, 1977 – 1978. Clippings, pictures, programs RC 2
Broadcaster newsletter 1966-67 (not inclusive) Sm Mss
Wisconsin Business Woman publication of state federation, 1969-75 (not inclusive) Sm Mss
Programs of events 1927, 1960 Sm Mss

 


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