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Prairie View Club (Hardin County) records

Identifier: IWA0432

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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


Conditions Governing Access

The records are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

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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

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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.

Andrea Rasmusson, 2001.
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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