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Matheon Woman's Club (Chicago, Il.) Minute Book

Identifier: SC 00849

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Scope and Contents

Minutes, 1897-1900, of the Matheon Woman's Club, Chicago, Illinois. Includes information on the clubs various educational and philanthropic activities. Listed are lectures, musical performances, balls and other fund raising events. The club also supported the Matheon Day Nursery which serviced the working poor of the area.

In 1899 the club joined the Anti-Polygamy League and the League for Social Service in their public protest of a polygamist congressman from Utah.


  • Creation: 1897-1900


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