West Texas Club Woman 1880-1950

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West Texas Club Woman 1880-1950

September 11 - February 15, 2014

Grace Museum

102 Cypress Street, Abilene, TX 79601 Get directions

(325) 673-4587

The American women’s club movement began in 1868 when Jane Cunningham Croly, a professional New York journalist, was denied admittance to an all-male press club event honoring Charles Dickens. In response, she formed a club for women called Sorosis, a Greek word meaning “an aggregation; a sweet flavor of many fruits.” The West Texas Club Woman 1880-1950 exhibition features club woman fashions and artifacts and presents the story Abilene women’s organizations contributions to West Texas culture and education.

 

 

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