Prairie View Club (Hardin County) records
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Scope and Contents
The Prairie View Club records measure 5 linear inches and date from 1932-1995. They consist primarily of record books that contain minutes of meetings for the years 1932-1995. Photographs, perhaps dating from the 1910s; newspaper clippings; and correspondence complete this collection.
- Creation: 1932-1995
- Prairie View Club (Hardin County, Iowa) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
The records are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
The Prairie View Club in Hardin County was formed in the early decades of the twentieth century to unite women of the area and to promote the best interests of the home and community in which they lived. Club meetings were a major social event for the women where they could work together to help the community and accomplish goals, socialize, fundraise, provide charity work, and share common interests such as sewing, cooking, and gardening.
5.00 linear inches
Photographs in box 1. boxes
Language of Materials
Rural women's club dating from the early twentieth century.
Method of Acquisition
The records (donor no. 634) were donated by Gladys Ellingson in 1999.
Genre / Form
- Andrea Rasmusson, 2001.
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