A Resumé of the Davis Mountain Federation of Women's Clubs

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Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School giving a detailed report of the first three years (1924-1927) of the organization known as the Davis Mountain Federation of Women's Clubs, an association that aimed to advance the civic and educational interests of the Big Bend District. Semi-annual meetings were held in auditoriums and homes across the Big Bend area to discuss the work to be undertaken, including the establishment of rural libraries and planting flowers and trees to beautify lawns.

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[7] p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1951.

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Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School giving a detailed report of the first three years (1924-1927) of the organization known as the Davis Mountain Federation of Women's Clubs, an association that aimed to advance the civic and educational interests of the Big Bend District. Semi-annual meetings were held in auditoriums and homes across the Big Bend area to discuss the work to be undertaken, including the establishment of rural libraries and planting flowers and trees to beautify lawns.

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[7] p. ; 28 cm.

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  • [Photograph of Texas Federation of Women's Clubs' Officers], MRPL_1951-01-01

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These photographs document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area, as well as local families and the ghost town of Shafter.

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  • 1951

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  • August 28, 1924 - November 18, 1927

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A Resumé of the Davis Mountain Federation of Women's Clubs, text, 1951; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494316/: accessed June 18, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.

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