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.
Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1939 to 1940 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. Included in this scrapbook, in addition to clippings about local, district and state news, are pencil sketches of buildings including ones of downtown Abilene, the Texas State Capitol, and the National capitol. Cutouts from Ladies Home Journal are also pasted onto pages of the book.
Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, over the year with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The theme for the Art unit for this year was listed as "Art in Our Daily Lives." This scrapbook contains the bylaws of the Forum Club as well as art unit clippings and a year-end report. Speakers and programs of the Abilene Art League are included in the clippings.
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.
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