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GFWCGeneral Federation of Women's Clubs
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CUTLINE: NORTHBRIDGE - GFWC State President Laura S.
In May 1952, Elizabeth Bender Cloud, then chair of the GFWC Indian Affairs division, reported that women's clubs in ten states provided scholarships for Indians that year, with the most awards coming from Illinois, Ohio, and Wisconsin (The General Federation Clubwoman, 26).
In 1908, GFWC president Sarah Platt Decker attended the White House Governor's Conference on Conservation.
To illustrate this point, figures 1 and 2 display the slopes of membership growth and local and state organizational trends for the Knights of Pythias, a giant fraternal group that grew from a national project launched at the end of the Civil War, and for the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC), which formed in 1890 as a combination of city groups.
Other partners include American Family Children's Hospital, Baraboo District Ambulance Service, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, GFWC Oconomowoc Junior Women's Club, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, The Regional Centers for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs, Ministry Saint Joseph's Children's Hospital, St.
The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) moved away from such progressivism by the late 1920s as many clubwomen became increasingly uncomfortable with the surrogate parenting of the new welfare state.
Jane Cunningham Croly/GFWC Print Journalism Award for Excellence in Covering Women's Issues Applicants submit no more than three news stories published in 1998 that demonstrate a concern for women's rights, awareness of women's strengths or an attempt to counter sexism $1,000 cash prize, travel and expenses for GFWC's International Convention in San Francisco in June 1999.
Given the increased division on many social and welfare issues in women's organizations such as the GFWC and the concurrent decline in social and political activism among women in general during the 1920s, it could even be argued that women were more successful in achieving their goals through the indirect methods of lobbying by women's groups than through the direct method of using their power at the ballot box.
The regular meeting of the Thursday Club of the GFWC was at Francie's.
In 1921 the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) placed Indian welfare on its national agenda, where it remained for many decades.
$1,000 prize, travel and expenses for GFWC's International Convention in Phoenix Ariz.
GFWC programs and projects encompass the major issues of the present time: community improvement, women's health, preservation of natural resources, life-long learning, abuse prevention, literacy, opportunities for the disabled, and equality.