In 1938, a small group of African American women formed the Visionaires, a community organization in Gaineville. This collection includes minutes of their meetings, records of financial transactions, and photographs.
The Ladies Literary Club (1873-2005) offered a forum for reading clubs, national and local speakers, and other activities that promoted literacy, culture, and art. The collection includes photos of the club presidents, photos of the landmark...
Literature -- Societies, etc.; Societies and clubs
Constance Fauntleroy Runcie founded the Runcie Club in St. Joseph, Missouri in 1894, and served as its president until her death in 1911. In addition to Runcie's writings (e.g., Woman, An Essay), this collection documents the activities of the...
Social life and customs; Societies and Clubs; Women authors
This collection includes hundreds of items that document the key role that East Tennessee women (e.g., Lizzie Crozier French) played a critical role in the women's suffrage movement; it includes scrapbooks, correspondence, minutes from the...
Women -- Suffrage; Temperance
United States -- Tennessee; United States -- Tennessee -- Knoxville
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