Showing Collections: 1 - 5 of 5
Overview The Lions Clubs Auxiliary was organized in Reno, Nevada, in May 1957. The purpose of the Auxiliary was to better acquaint wives of Lions Clubs members with the work of the Club, to assist with community and civic projects, and to promote the conservation of eyesight. Included are minutes; bylaws; financial reports; budgets; newsletters (The Kittens Purr); correspondence; scrapbooks of clippings and photos; membership directories; clippings; and organizational materials of their fund raiser, the...
Overview The Monday Club is the oldest women's club in Nevada, starting in 1911 in Reno, limited to 24 members. Its purpose is for the betterment of its members, exposing them to information on a wide array of program topics. The club meets every other week for an informative program presented both by its members as well as by outside speakers. The collection consists of the club's meeting minutes, bylaws, membership information, programs, and financial records. Included is a scrapbook of biographical...
Abstract Perennial Gardners was a Reno, Nevada women's organization that studied plant life. Included are minutes, constitution and bylaws, correspondence, membership rolls, presidential gavels, and financial receipts.,Also included are some minutes of the related organization, Garden Clubs of Reno and Sparks (1950-1995).
Abstract Victoria Ford is a Reno, Nevada, oral historian, and public relations specialist. Collection includes a manuscript of Making Their Mark, a history of the Reno/Sparks Young Women's Christian Association. Also included are oral history narratives of the following women who played key roles in the Y's development and administration: Mary Margaret Barrett, Patricia Herz Cooke, Shirley Fleming, Alleta Gray, Marcella Herz, Tosca Means, Mildred Myers, Cynthia Pyzel, Darlene Reed, Jeanne Shipley, and...
Overview YWCA Nevada is an affiliate of YWCA USA, and the first officially established YWCA in Las Vegas since November 2014. YWCA’s impact spans more than 160 years and serves more than 25 million women and girls. Reno-Sparks YWCA Records include minutes, yearly and special reports, correspondence, strategic plans and policies, organizational histories, program documentation, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs.Researchers are fortunate to have available numerous sets of minutes of...