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Women -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Keighley papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-849
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Alice Edith Keighley of New Orleans, La. Included are items of social ephemera pertaining to Miss Keighley over many decades, predominantly Carnival invitations and other ephemera. Also included are correspondence and a scrapbook called a debut book, covering social events of 1928-1929.
Dates: 1924-1987

Connie Griffith papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1111
Content Description This collection contains the personal letters of Connie Griffith to family and other relatives, friends, colleagues and others. It also includes items concerning her education, her time teaching, and her time in the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library’s Special Collections at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition, it consists of items related to her personal and professional travels, her memberships in local and regional organizations and personal photographs.
Dates: 1850-1997; Majority of material found within 1950-1989

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

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

Grossman and Myers families papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-909
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family papers, genealogies, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, political papers, essays, poems, scripts, certificates, legal documents, and financial papers belonging or relating to Joel Grossman Myers or her husband, Bert Myers. Included in the collection are World War II letters from Joel Grossman Myers' father, Louis Eugene Grossman and her letters to him as well as other papers relating to the lives of ancestors, including Simon Abraham...
Dates: 1897-1995; Other: Date acquired: 06/06/1990

Louise White papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-527
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Louise White of New Orleans, La. Included are correspondence, insurance papers, tax documents, receipts and other financial documents such as medical and personal expenditures, and succession and other legal papers.
Dates: 1914-1958

Mabson, Beall, and Lea families papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-966
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of a Mabson-Beall-Lea family genealogy, correspondence, scrapbooks, Louisiana Power and Light material, family photographs, autograph books, and a certificate. The material primarily centers on the lives of Eugene Mabson and his wife, Eva Lea Mabson of New Orleans, Louisiana.
Dates: 1882-1957; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/2002

Madeleine Villere Scoggin papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-407
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Emilie Marie Madeleine Villere, later to be Mrs. William H. Scoggin, of New Orleans, La. The archival collection is a prebound volume used as a scrapbook, having to do with Miss Villere's debutante parties and other social events involving herself, her family and friends. The scrapbook includes handwritten notes, mounted newspaper clippings, numerous small items of social ephemera such as invitations and printed or handmade place cards, and New...
Dates: 1922-1923

Murrell H. Kaplan papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-792
Scope and Contents This collection primarily focuses on the correspondence between Murrel H. Kaplan (1911-1986) and his wife, Louise May Goldman (1917-1988) written during World War II. Kaplan was serving in the Army Medical Corps at the 64th General Hospital in Italy and Goldman was living in New Orleans. They wrote to each other daily, providing a picture of everyday life in New Orleans and Europe during the war years. Censorship prevented them from mentioning specific military movements, but everyday social...
Dates: 1926-1970

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

Virginia Westbrook papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-850
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Virginia Westbrook of New Orleans, La. Included are typed essays and poetry, handwritten notes, post cards, greeting cards, invitations and other items of social ephemera, Carnival clippings, certificates, programs, travel permits, insurance papers, photographs, telegrams, cloth souvenirs, coins, French war stamps, booklets, newspaper clippings, and other printed items. Also included are clippings and social ephemera relating to Angela Gregory.
Dates: 1916-1952

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