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BOX 25-27 Special Collections, 1912-2006
Correspondence, biographical material, photographs, printed ephemera, and other printed matter relating to the organization’s founders, early presidents, and prominent members, among them Clara M. Beyer, Emily Newell Blair, Lindy Boggs, India Edwards, Huybertie Pruyn (“Bertie”) Hamlin, and Florence Jaffray ("Daisy") Harriman. The series also contains correspondence from and material concerning United States presidents, first ladies, and presidential candidates, including Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, Lyndon B. Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, Bill Clinton, and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Correspondence at the end of the series features letters from Democratic members of Congress, public officials, and other prominent members of the party.
Arranged as received from the Woman’s National Democratic Club.
BOX 25 Beyer, Clara M., letters to her on her retirement from the Bureau of Labor Standards, 1958
BOX 25 Blair, Emily Newell, financial reports, 1922-1923
BOX 25 Blair, Emily Newell, Western Reserve Historical Society, 1926-1951
BOX 25 Blair, Emily Newell, fundraising, 1923-1924
BOX 25 Blair, Emily Newell, personal and family, 1919-2004
BOX 25 Boggs, Lindy, correspondence, 1960-1982
BOX 25 Carter, Jimmy and Rosalynn, 1977-2003
BOX 25 Clinton, Bill and Hillary Rodham, 1993-2001
(2 folders)
BOX 26 Edwards, India, 1952-1997
BOX 26 Hamlin, Huybertie Pruyn (“Bertie”), 1926-1962
(2 folders)
BOX 26 Helm, Edith, and Malvina Thompson, 1952-1962
BOX 26 Harriman, Florence Jaffray (“Daisy”), correspondence, 1912-1954
(2 folders)
BOX 26 Harriman, Florence Jaffray (“Daisy”), publications, 1923-1924
BOX 26 Harriman, Florence Jaffray (“Daisy”), clippings, 1912-2003
BOX 26 Humphrey, Hubert H. and Muriel, 1968-1997
BOX 26 Johnson, Lady Bird and Lyndon B., 1959-2006
(2 folders)
BOX 27 Kennedy, John F. and Jacqueline, 1961-1983
(2 folders)
BOX 27 Mondale, Walter F., 1979
BOX 27 Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1927-1982
BOX 27 Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1928-1992, undated
(3 folders)
BOX 27 Truman, Harry S. and Bess Wallace, 1954-1964
BOX 27 Wilson, Woodrow and Edith Bolling Galt, 1924-1977
BOX 27 Correspondence, 1927-1997
(3 folders)
BOX 27 WNDC presidents’ correspondence, 1936-1992
BOX 28-32 History of the Club, 1913-2003
Correspondence, minutes, draft chronologies and histories, political cartoons, political memorabilia, and printed matter documenting the club’s history. Included are the records of the History Committee; collections of documents from different periods of the club’s history, including the records of the Armed Services Hospitality Committee from 1950 to 1962; and chronologies and histories, among these a draft manuscript prepared for the organization’s fortieth anniversary in 1961. Other files document more broadly the history of women’s political engagement, including the history of Seneca Falls, the women’s suffrage movement, and women in politics.
Arranged as received from the Woman’s National Democratic Club.
BOX 28 Twenty-first century archives, 1999
BOX 28 Armed Services Hospitality Committee, annual, 1950-1962
BOX 28 Armed Services Hospitality Committee, 1951-1962
BOX 28 History Committee, annual, 1956-1994
BOX 28 Club history, chronology, 1922-1985
BOX 28 Club history, 1959-1982
BOX 28 Brief club histories, 1923-1990
BOX 28 Club history, table of contents, undated
BOX 28 Club history, 1992-1998
BOX 28 History Committee, 1959-1989
(3 folders)
BOX 28 Club history, fiftieth year, 1972
BOX 28 History Committee, 1958-1976
(3 folders)
BOX 28 Club history, 1957-1988
BOX 28 History Committee, 1953-1958
(3 folders)
BOX 29 History Committee, 1950-1953
BOX 29 Club history, 1922-1949 See also Oversize
(12 folders)
BOX 29 Club banner, 1995
BOX 29 Correspondence, 1948-1962
BOX 29 Food for Europe, 1948
BOX 29 Club founders, history, 1922-1944
BOX 29 Club name, history, 1980
BOX 29 Woman's National Democratic Club: The Place Where Democrats Meet, by Adalyn Davis, 1992
BOX 29 Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C., history, 1990-2002
BOX 29 Political cartoons, 1996-2001
BOX 30 Seneca Falls, history, 1998-2001
BOX 30 Political memorabilia, index, undated
BOX 30 Suffrage history, 1913-1998
BOX 30 Political women, 1932-2003
BOX 30 History of the Woman’s National Democratic Club, annotated, 1961
(2 folders)
BOX 31 History of the Woman’s National Democratic Club, annotated, 1961
(3 folders)
BOX 32 History of the Woman’s National Democratic Club, file copy, 1961
BOX 32-34 Photographic File, 1920s-2014
Photographic prints and negatives, the bulk of which dates from the 1940s to 2000. Featured are club members, officers, and events, as well as members of Congress, United States presidents and first ladies, and other prominent political leaders.
Arranged as received from the Woman’s National Democratic Club.
BOX 32 Photographs, index prepared by club staff, 2014
BOX 32 Photographs, A-K
(4 folders)
BOX 33 Photographs, L-S
(7 folders)
BOX 34 Photographs, S-W
BOX 34 Negatives
BOX 34 Photographs, 1999
BOX 34 Seventy-fifth anniversary gala
BOX 34 Photographs
BOX 35-52 Membership File, 1912-2010
Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, biographies and obituaries of club members, ballots with the names of proposed members, membership directories, attendance records, membership surveys, and two membership card files. The series also contains numerous member profiles and interviews produced as part of an oral history project in the 1990s under the guidance of Jewell Fenzi. Membership Committee records date from 1922 to 1987 and chronicle the club’s founding and growth over seven decades.
Arranged as received from the Woman’s National Democratic Club.
BOX 35 Biographies, undated
BOX 35 Books by club members, 1940-1971
BOX 35 Membership ballots, 1976-2005
(8 folders)
BOX 36 Membership ballots, 1952-1955, 1970-1975
(4 folders)
BOX 36 Biographies and obituaries, “A” general, 1967-2007
BOX 36 Member profile, Frances Adams, 1991
BOX 36 Biographies and obituaries, “B” general, 1940-2010
BOX 36 Member profile, Clara M. Beyer, 1974-1990
BOX 36 Member profile, Sandra Bieri, 1995-1999
BOX 36 Member profile, Emily Newell Blair, 1922-2006
BOX 37 Member profile, Emily Newell Blair, 1960-1997
BOX 37 Member profile, Lindy Boggs, 1958-1998
BOX 37 Biographies and obituaries, “C” general, 1950-2010
BOX 37 Member profile, Elizabeth Campbell, 1988-2004
BOX 37 Member profile, Constance Casey, 1950-1988
BOX 37 Member profile, Joan Challinor, 1996-1997
BOX 37 Member profile, Ann Chapman, 1953-2003
BOX 37 Member profile, Margaret Colton, 1982-2004
BOX 37 Member profile, Minnie Cunningham, 1926-1995
BOX 37 Biographies and obituaries, “D” general, 1958-2009
BOX 38 Member profile, Margo Davis, 1980-1998
BOX 38 Member profile, Dorothy Dillon, 1998-2010
BOX 38 Member profile, Jan DuPlain, 1992-1996
BOX 38 Member profile, India Edwards, 1952-1997
BOX 38 Member profile, Jewell Fenzi, 1997-2001
(2 folders)
BOX 38 Member profile, Phyllis Fineshriber, 1980-1998
BOX 38 Member profile, Jane Freeman, 1989-2003
BOX 39 Biographies and obituaries, “E-F” general, 1950-2005
BOX 39 Biographies and obituaries, “G” general, 1979-2009
BOX 39 Member profile, Anne Goodrich, 1997-2001
BOX 39 Member profile, Esther Glasser, 1999-2008
BOX 39 Biographies and obituaries, “H” general, 1952-2009
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