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Alternates Collection M/A 2000.23.01

Alternates Collection M/A 2000.23.01

Creator:Alternates. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Title: Alternates Collection
Quantity: 3.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library


Ten women from southeast Minneapolis organized the club on October 4, 1889. The club was the second oldest in the Fifth District Minnesota Federation of Women's Clubs. The object of the club was "intellectual improvement". The club met on alternate Fridays with programs on a variety of subjects. During the war years the club assisted the Red Cross and knit items for soldiers.

Description of Collection

Three boxes of materials from 1889 to 1957. Included are minutes of meetings; a scrapbook of newspaper articles, photos and programs from the 1930s and 1940s; and programs from 1889 to 1957. The programs for the club list; officers, committees, delegates to State Federation, members' names and addresses, and programs for the year.

Subject Headings


Clubs -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis.
Women--Minnesota--Minneapolis--Societies and clubs.

Table of Contents

History of The Alternates -- Box 1, Folder 1
Programs 1899-1920 -- Box 1, Folder 2
Programs 1921-1938 -- Box 1, Folder 3
Programs 1939-1957 -- Box 1, Folder 4
Minutes of Meetings October 4, 1889-September 25, 1896 -- Box 1, Folder 5
Minutes of Meetings January 19, 1906-November 28, 1913 -- Box 1, Folder 6
Minutes of Meetings December 12, 1914-April 15, 1923 -- Box 1, Folder 7
Scrapbook of 1930s and 1940s -- Box 2
Minutes of Meetings September 1896-January 5, 1906 -- Box 3

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