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Cedar Valley Community Club (Muscatine County, Iowa) records Edit

Summary

Identifier
IWA0594

Dates

  • 1922-2009 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1.20 linear feet (Whole)

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  • Abstract

    Club formed in 1920 by rural women living near West Liberty, Iowa.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The records are open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

  • Method of Acquisition

    The records (donor no. 758) were donated by Cedar Valley Community Club, in 2001.

  • Preferred Citation

    Cedar Valley Community Club (Muscatine County, Iowa) records, Iowa Women's Archives, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City.

  • Other Descriptive Information

    http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa/findingaids/html/CedarValleyCommunity.htm#content

  • Scope and Contents

    The Cedar Valley Community Club (Muscatine County, Iowa) records measure 1.2 linear feet and date from 1922-2009. They primarily consist of record books that contain minutes of meetings (1922-2009). The collection also contains a constitution of the club, an official membership record book, guest lists and registration, correspondence, annual programs, and a miscellaneous folder containing the club song and poems. Three scrapbooks provide a thorough overview of club activities, programs, parties, and officers from 1939 to 1990.

  • Biographical / Historical

    The Cedar Valley Community Club began June 11, 1920. The club was formed by rural women living near West Liberty, Iowa. The club met once a month at the homes of various members. The women were very involved in community events, fundraising, and volunteering. Club meetings were a major social event where the women could work together and become involved in the community, socialize, cultivate friendships with similar women, and share common interests such as sewing, cooking, and gardening. The club disbanded in December 2009.

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