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Women -- Societies and clubs -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Cesil Kohlman Levin collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-928
Scope and Contents This artificial collection brings together official papers of the New Orleans Brandeis Women's Committee as well as the New Orleans Chapter of Hadassah. Materials include by-laws, constitutions, membership lists, correspondence, financial reports, minutes, study group notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, bulletins, a scrapbook, as well as items for fundraising activities. There are also some materials relating to the Jewish Federation of New Orleans.
Dates: 1883-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1970s; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/1996

Daughters of the American Revolution Spirit of '76 Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-707
Scope and Contents The collection consists 60 scrapbooks chronicling the work of the Spirit of '76 Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution from 1918-2004.
Dates: 1918-2004

Ellen Elizabeth Latrobe Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-943
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, family papers, photographs, travel diaries, clippings, and personal papers. In addition to Ellen Elizabeth Latrobe Wilson's service in the Navy during World War II, she was also very active in her community. She was president of the Independent Women's Organization during the 1960s, which is represented in the collection by correspondence, minutes, election material, press releases, and membership material. In addition, Wilson was also a board member...
Dates: 1835-1992; Other: Majority of material found in 1940s-1960s

Friday Afternoon Club records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-725
Scope and Contents This collection consists of minutes, treasurers' reports, membership lists, hostesses' notebooks, program announcement post cards, and other records of the Friday Afternoon Club in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Dates: 1924-2015

Independent Women's Organization records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-980
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the organizational records of the Independent Women's Organization, which was founded during the late 1930s and early 1940s, and consisted of Louisiana women anxious to eliminate government corruption. In particular, they initially organized to support the anti-Huey P. Long gubernatorial candidate, Sam Houston Jones, moving on to advocate issues such as public integration and governmental reform. The collection contains bylaws, membership lists, attendance records,...
Dates: 1947-1989

Metairie Woman's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-922
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the organizational records of the Metairie Woman's Club from its founding in 1939 to 1995. The club was established to promote civic, social, and philanthropic work in Metairie, Louisiana. The records include historical information about the organization, correspondence (1974-1995), committee reports, annual reports, agendas, financial reports, tape recordings of board meetings, minutes (1938-1994), scrapbooks, and presidents' books.
Dates: 1938-1995; Other: Date acquired: 08/05/1997

New Orleans YWCA records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-637
Scope and Contents The collection consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, financial reports, scrapbooks, program packets, newspaper clippings, and pamphlets produced by the New Orleans YWCA during its regular operation between 1911 and 1981.
Dates: 1911-1994; Other: Majority of material found within 1911-1969

Orleans Neighborhood Centers records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-403
Scope and Contents The collection consists of administrative files, surveys, photographs and negatives, clippings, pamphlets, meeting materials, budgets, financial records, ledgers, committee reports, case records, group records, theses, scrapbooks, and receipt books. These materials document the expansion of the Junior League of New Orleans' philanthropic children's program to the point that the organization could no longer support it, causing it to be turned over to the State of Louisiana as the Orleans...
Dates: 1941-1967

Quarante Club records and collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-401
Content Description This collection consists of organizational records and collected books of the Quarante Club of New Orleans, La. Included are printed membership lists, courses of study, notes, presentations, constitution and bylaws, reports, correspondence, financial documents, microfilm, and compact discs. Also included are collected published books, many of which were authored by club members over the years.
Dates: 1888-2013

Ruth McEnery Stuart Clan records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-369
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the Ruth McEnery Stuart Clan's historical and biographical information, constitution, and bylaws. It also contains clippings, lists of officers, correspondence, minutes from meetings, treasurer's reports, bank statements, yearbooks, as well as scrapbooks. The literary society was founded in 1915 by Judith Hyams Douglas, who named the society after her friend, author Ruth McEnery Stuart.
Dates: 1907-2010

Violet Brown Shay papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-582
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Violet Brown Shay of New Orleans, La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, greeting cards, research notes, American patriotic World War II stickers featuring anti-German and anti-Japanese sayings and pictures, pages of journals, essays, leaflets, newsletters, newspaper clippings and other printed items. The collection is predominantly about Mrs. Shay's work to promote written and performed poetry, but also includes papers on an...
Dates: 1949-1960

Volunteer Committee of the New Orleans Symphony records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-946
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of financial records, minute books, ledgers, programs, and scrapbooks of the Volunteer Committee of the New Orleans Symphony, which was previously known as the New Orleans Women's Committee. The New Orleans Symphony changed its name to the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.
Dates: 1946-1988

Volunteer Information Agency of New Orleans records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-989
Scope and Contents This collection consists of organizational records and items collected by the Volunteer Information Agency of New Orleans and related social service organizations. Included are directories of social services, certificates, a 1950 proclamation from Mayor Chep Morrison, scrapbooks, scripts of skits, a fashion show program, photographs of volunteers on the job and also of window displays in downtown New Orleans, scrapbooks primarily composed of mounted newspaper clippings about fundraising events...
Dates: 1946-1997

Woman's Auxiliary to the Orleans Parish Medical Society records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-938
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of correspondence (1931-1990), annual reports (1934-1982), constitution and by-laws, minutes (1930-1992), financial records (1933-1992), membership material (1929-1989), publications, minute books, treasurer's reports, and scrapbooks of the Woman's Auxiliary to the Orleans Parish Medical Society. Also included are materials on Doctor's Day as well as district, state, and national meetings; photographs; flyers; newspaper clippings; scholarships and other papers that...
Dates: 1929-1990s; Other: Date acquired: 09/02/1992