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Guide to the Willing Helpers Circle of the King's Daughters Records MS 82
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Description
This collection contains meeting minutes and other records of the San Diego Willing Helpers Circle of the King’s Daughters from 1886 to 1931.
Background
The Order of The King’s Daughters was organized by ten women in New York City on January 13, 1886 with the purpose of ministering to the suffering in the world in the name of Jesus Christ. At the First Biennial Convention, held in Louisville, Kentucky May 10-14, 1912, delegates from twenty-four states (including one from California) and Canada were recorded. The San Diego branch was organized in 1889, calling themselves the Willing Helpers Circle of King’s Daughters. It began providing warm lunches for working girls downtown, which developed into a room and boarding club for single women. Other works of The King’s Daughters in southern California included a Day Nursery for children of working mothers and a Home for the Aged.
Extent
0.75 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Restrictions
The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.
Availability
This collection is open for research.