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“Different and Essential to the General Good”: The Wednesday Club and Local Women’s Progress

This year marks the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote. While this decision was due in part to years of activism, the rise of women’s clubs across the country helped to expedite the process. These clubs were originally created as a place for women to gather to discuss literary works, spearhead community […]