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Kentucky Jaycees Oral History Project | Louie B Nunn Center for Oral History - 0 views

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    In 1993 and 1994, Bill McCann interviewed 35 men - including several governors - about the KY Jaycees ten years after women had been admitted to this civic organization dedicated to mentoring and supporting young leaders at the local level. No transcripts are available for us to peruse and see if they spoke about the role of women in this prestigious local club.
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The Kentucky club woman / Kentucky Association of Colored Women's Clubs - 0 views

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    Info Kat
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    A potential resource
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Kentucky Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc. - 0 views

  • The Kentucky Federation of Business and Professional Women is a state federation that promotes equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information.
  • KFBPW is a powerful network of workingwomen seeking to advance their career goals, earn higher salaries, build stronger business, achieve pay equity and equal opportunities, and establish rewarding careers.
  • As all women gain earning power and spending power, they are reshaping U.S. consumer trends.
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  • When you join the Kentucky Federation, you become a part of an association that is dedicated to meeting the needs unique to workingwomen!
  • Membership is open to all women and men who want to help further the Kentucky Federation’s commitment to helping women in the workplace.
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Democratic Woman's Club of Kentucky - 0 views

  • On June 1, 1931 the Democratic Woman's Club of Kentucky affiliated with the Woman's National Democratic Club and today the Kentucky Democratic Woman's Club is a member of the National Federation of Democratic Woman's Clubs.
  • The history of the Democratic Woman's Club of Kentucky dates back to March 17, 1927, St. Patrick's Day.
  • At the time, Kentucky women were new to the game of politics. Only a few women had arrived at positions of importance in the political world to represent them.
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  • Anne Shanks Bourne of New Castle was elected the club's First President. Anne Shanks Bourne was a dynamic mover and shaker of her time – an inspiriing leader from 1927 -1931.
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Woman'S Club of Central Kentucky - Home - 0 views

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  • The WCCK established seven departments: art, music, literature, current events, education, philanthropy and public interests.
  • The group was a force for many reforms in Lexington, including the establishment of Lexington's free public library in 1898.
  • The club also supported woman's suffrage in local school elections and public school reform in Kentucky.
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  • It sponsored numerous cultural events and remained active in all forms of public life.
  • The rosters of the membership of the Woman's Club of Central Kentucky include many women who achieved national importance by their public serviced in a variety of fields.
  • Nannie Davis Scoville was the first president of the club and gave an eloquent inaugural address Excerpts include "The club woman would think for herself.....and be not content to have her thinking done for her...she is busy, philanthropic, prudent and forethought....she opens her mouth with wisdom and her tongue is the law of kindness"
  • The club's current description of its purpose is "To further the educational and cultural life of the community and to broaden the outlook of the women of Central Kentucky by keeping them informed on matters of national and international scope.
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Woodford County: Midway Political Forum Oct. 7 - Neighbors - Kentucky.com - 0 views

  • The Midway Woman's Club and Midway College will present Midway Political Forum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 7 in Duthie Auditorium of Midway College's Anne Hart Raymond Center. Invitees include candidates for city council, mayor and magistrates of Midway; 56th District state representative, U.S. House of Representatives (Ben Chandler and Andy Barr) and U.S. Senate (Rand Paul and Jack Conway).
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    Had I found this sooner I would have joined. My reason for posting this is to show that the Midway Woman's Club is still very active and affiliated with Midway College.
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InfoKat Holdings Information - 2 views

  • 1910-1945,
  • Also known as Democratic Woman's Club papers.This collection consists largely of the correspondence of Mary Shelby Wilson related to the development of the Woman's Democratic Club of Fayette County, Ky., during the 1920's. Also included are bulletins, reports, newspaper clippings, and publications of other women's groups active in the 1920's.Mary Shelby Wilson, the wife of Samuel M. Wilson, a Lexington, Ky. attorney very active in the Democratic Party of Kentucky, was herself involved in Democratic Party women's activities. She played a role in the formation of the Women's Democratic League in Lexington in 1916, and in the founding of the Woman's Democratic Club of Fayette County in 1920, later serving as its chairman. As a local organizer, she corresponded with the Democratic National Committee, with candidates for office, with other women political leaders in Kentucky, such as Laura Clay, Madeline Breckinridge, and Alice Lloyd of Maysville, and with women active on the national scene.Card catalog and unpublished description.
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