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Twentieth Century Club (Sylva, NC)

Identifier: MSS 86-04
The Twentieth Century Club, of Sylva, NC--a member of the Federated Women's Clubs of America--was organized in April 1925. The object of the club was to promote interest in education, philanthropy, public welfare, moral values, civics, and fine arts. Early club projects included:

1. Establishing a town library,

2. Furnishing lunches for needy children,

3. Establishing a continuing scholarship for a Western Carolina University Art Department student (1942),

4. Securing the grounds and aiding in the building of a community club house.

The materials in the collection include scrapbooks, annual reports, minutes of meetings, financial records, membership and officer lists, awards received, photographs, materials regarding women's clubs in North Carolina, and memorabilia.


  • 1962 - 1985

Condition Description

Fair - Good

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