Terre Haute Woman's Federated Club Minutes
Dates:  1931-1932
Accession Number: Sm. D.C. 37D
Donor:  Unknown
Description: One file folder


The Terre Haute Woman's Federated Club was founded on March 13, 1931 in the auditorium of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce by 62 women interested in the voluntarism principles of the Indiana Federation of Women's Clubs and the national General Federation of Women's Clubs.  In its first meeting, the club approved a constitution and bylaws, established its fiscal year as September-May and decided to meet on the second Monday of each month.   The first president of the club was Mrs. John B. Wisely. 

The first general meeting of the Woman's Federated Club was held at the Hotel Deming and attended by more than 200 women.  Monthly business meetings were usually followed by a speaker or some other form of entertainment.. 

The General Federation of Women's Clubs is an international women's organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.

Content and Scope of Collection  

This collection consists of the minutes for the Terre Haute Woman's Federated Club's Executive Board (April 1931-April 1932) and the Club's general meetings (March 1931-November 1932).