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Twentieth Century Club Collection M/A 2000.72.01

Twentieth Century Club Collection M/A 2000.72.01

CreatorTwentieth Century Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Title: Twentieth Century Club Collection
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library


The Twentieth Century Club was organized on February 15, 1900 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Its original name was the Young Matrons' Club. The club's named changed to Twentieth Century Club in 1916. The club's original purpose was "child study and home economics", but was redefined as "the advancement of social, benevolent and educational activities."

The club's charter members included Mrs. J.B. Bren, Mrs. F. Watson, Mrs. F.L. Jarvis Mrs. William Folsom.

Club membership was limited 40 women. Meetings were held twice a month from September through May. Members were held at the home of one of the members. Meetings frequently featured music and lectures. The club was also active in civic activities including the Red Cross and local school programs.

Description of the Collection

One box. Collection consists of newspaper clippings about the Twentieth Century Club and the club's annual programs spanning 1917-1956.

Subject Headings

Corporate Bodies

Young Matrons' Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)


Child rearing--Minnesota-Minneapolis.
Home economics--Study and teaching--Minnesota--Minneapolis.
Women in charitable work--Minnesota--Minneapolis.
Women--Minnesota--Minneapolis--Societies and clubs.
Young women--Minnesota--Minneapolis--Life skills guides.

Table of Contents

Newspaper Clippings 1923-1950 -- Box 1, Folder 1
Programs 1917-1933 -- Box 1, Frame 2
Programs 1933-1956 -- Box 1, Folder 3

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