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Women's Clubs

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — Literature.

Women's voluntary associations have shaped political, social, and economic life in the United States throughout most of the country's history and continue to function as an important voice...

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Women's Clubs

Elizabeth Hayes Turner.

in Women, Culture, and Community

December 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 17127 words.

This chapter shows how the women in Texas set about taking stock of their own learning. The time had come for them to see their own education. A desire for better education by southerners...

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Women's Clubs

Anja Schüler.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2356 words.

Women's voluntary associations have shaped political, social, and economic life in the United States throughout most of the country's history and continue to function as an important...

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Women’s Clubs

in Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

January 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 1016 words.

The women’s club movement in Gotham was most visible in the decades between the Civil War and the 1920s, although

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Black Women's Club Movement

Lisa Clayton Robinson.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 802 words.

For nearly 200 years clubs, mutual aid societies, sororities, and organizations established by African American women have played active and

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Women and the club

Benjamin B. Cohen.

in In the club

April 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 8339 words.

Although a few clubs maintained all-male memberships throughout their existence, most in fact began to allow women members by the closing decades of the nineteenth century. Further, women...

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Black Women's Club Movement

Lisa Clayton Robinson.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 802 words.

For nearly 200 years clubs, mutual aid societies, sororities, and organizations established by African American women have played active and positive roles in communities across the...

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General Federation of Women’s Clubs

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 674 words.

Founded in 1890 at the initiative of the journalist Jane Cunningham Croly, the General Federation of Women’s Clubs brought together

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Shakespeare and Black Women’s Clubs

Katherine West Scheil.

in She Hath Been Reading

April 2012; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 10124 words.

This chapter shows how numerous black club women across the country claimed Shakespeare for their own educational and social agendas. These women saw knowledge of Shakespeare as a way to...

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Women's Clubs

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — Literature.

Women's voluntary associations have shaped political, social, and economic life in the United States throughout most of the country's history and continue to function as an important voice...

See overview in Oxford Index

Women's Clubs

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

Women's voluntary associations have shaped political, social, and economic life in the United States throughout most of the country's history

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Women's Clubs

Anja Schüler.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2369 words.

Women's voluntary associations have shaped political, social, and economic life in the United States throughout most of the country's history

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Women's Clubs

Scott Peeples.

in The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

January 1995; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Women's Writing). 1561 words.

Also known as literary, study, and culture clubs, hundreds of societies devoted to self-education and, eventually, civic reform were founded

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Massingberd, Emily Caroline Langton (1847–1897), women's club founder and temperance campaigner

Mark Clement.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 726 words.

Massingberd, Emily Caroline Langton (1847–1897), women's club founder and temperance campaigner, was born at 43 Durnford Street, East Stonehouse, Devon, on 19 December 1847, the first of...

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Women in the Club

Michele L. Swers.

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: US Politics. 304 pages.

In the run-up to the 2012 presidential election, Democrats and Republicans were locked in a fierce battle for the female vote. Democrats charged Republicans with waging a “war on women,”...

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Women's Club Movement.

Karen J. Blair.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 526 words.

As social conventions prescribed increasingly separate roles for men and women in early and mid-nineteenth-century America, middle-class women often found

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Women’s Club Movement

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 579 words.

As social conventions prescribed increasingly separate roles for men and women in early and mid-nineteenth-century America, middle-class women often

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‘Guys! Stop Doing It!’: Young Women's Adoption and Rejection of Safety Advice when Socializing in Bars, Pubs and Clubs

Oona Brooks.

in The British Journal of Criminology

July 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 8018 words.

Concern about the increase in alcohol consumption amongst young women, drink spiking and drug-assisted sexual assault have culminated in a renewed focus on safety advice for young women....

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Women’s Travel Club of Great Britain

Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 55 words.

A club founded in London in 1954; a Scottish club followed in 1959, and a Heart of England branch

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Women in the Frontier Club

Christine Bold.

in The Frontier Club

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 16550 words.

Chapter Three considers ways in which this quintessentially masculine genre is a woman’s story. It identifies the mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, and female mentors of frontier clubmen...

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General Federation of Women's Clubs.

Paul S. Boyer.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 9 words.

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