The Library Ladies of Clay Center: Clay County, Kansas, 1898

Title

The Library Ladies of Clay Center: Clay County, Kansas, 1898

Subject

The Clay Center Library Club

Description

This exhibition covers the history of The Clay Center Library Club, based out of Clay Center in Clay County Kansas. The Club was a charter of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs and were responsible for many efforts to promote education, service work and self-improvement in their local community. Their most famous project was the organization of the erection of Clay Center Carnegie Library, pictured above, that continues to serve the community to this day. This study relies on club records, local histories, and newspapers and online resources.

Creator

Mallory Harrell

Publisher

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Spring 2017

Contributor

Kansas State University

Rights

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Format

PDF

Language

English

Files

Clay Center Library Club.jpg
Clay Center Library Club.pdf

Citation

Mallory Harrell, “The Library Ladies of Clay Center: Clay County, Kansas, 1898,” Kansas History and Life, accessed November 22, 2017, http://othercollections.omeka.net/items/show/44.

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