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It Came from the Archives: Wiregrass women’s clubs

March 27, 2018
By Dr. Marty Olliff

The women’s club movement in the U.S. began in the 1890s and was closely associated with the New Woman of the Progressive Era though the movement lasted well into the post-World War II era. It continues today.

Local women – from the elite in the white community and fewer but more broadly based among African-Americans…

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