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Guide to the Encino Woman's Club Collection, 1927-2003
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Description
The Encino Woman's Club Collection documents club administration, activities, philanthropic endeavors, and the acquisition and management of their clubhouse. It details membership and committee work through business and executive meeting agendas, minutes, and attendance records. Fundraising events and local field trips are documented by press clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, club bulletins, yearbooks, and records assembled by the club Historian. These materials provide insight into San Fernando Valley cultural life through member events and charity fundraisers, as well as women's twentieth century social networks in the Los Angeles region.
Background
The Encino Woman’s Club was founded in 1927 by a small group of local women that met regularly for a monthly potluck and game of cards. The early years of the Club were spent on leisure activities, establishing their club room, and charitable activities that included sewing for the Pacific Home and the McKinley Home for Boys.
Extent
15.98 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.