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[Art Forum Pressbook, 1936-1937]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1936 to 1937 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The program for the year was "Art for the Busy Woman." Meeting minutes, bylaws, and a section on finger painting are a part of this scrapbook. Other club news includes the Abilene Wednesday Club, one of the charter member clubs of the Abilene Federation. Federation teaching tools include a unit on "Famous Cathedrals." A Texas Centennial pamphlet is included in the Texas Federation section along with minutes and National Federation handouts.
Date: 1936/1937
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Scrapbook, 1936-1956]

Description: Scrapbook containing records relating to the Frances B. Fisk Student Art Loan Fund and the Penny Art Fund. The Penny Art Fund was a fundraiser for art started by the General Federation of Women's Clubs in 1930 and adopted by Texas in 1933. Each club member donated one penny, which the Federation used to buy original art that was to be given to state clubs as prizes for outstanding work in promotion of art. The Fiske Student Loan Fund was a program sponsored by the Sixth District of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs (including Abilene) and contributions were initially used to sponsor students from West Texas to the Art Institute of Chicago.
Date: 1936/1956
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book