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Agnes Anne Cureton Hoffman Extensive Scrap Album - League of American Pen Women, Society of Natural Sciences, Women's Clubs, etc/ . .Buffalo, NY.1922-26
Agnes Anne Cureton Hoffman Extensive Scrap Album - League of American Pen Women, Society of Natural Sciences, Women's Clubs, etc/ . .Buffalo, NY.1922-26


 
Price: $650.00

Product Code: 28001349

Description
 
A jam packed 45 leaf large format scrap album created by a women portraying her professional and social activities for four (4) years. Well constructed.  Contents include correspondence, programmes, menus,  invitations, brochures,  tickets, place cards, bridge tallies and more.  Agnes became a member of the American Pen Women's Club in 1922, the album includes her acceptance letter and articles throughout of activities, conferences, newspaper accounts and  a mimeographed Animated Pen Women's Magazine Vol. 1 No. 1 (1922), etc.  She was also a member of the Society of Natural Sciences with various programmes, etc. from that society.   The album includes memorabilia from many local events  including Nichols School, a private co-educational school. It appears she had interest in social welfare  as she donated to the Buffalo Branch American Committee for Devastated France and purchased shares in the Women's Home Missionary Society.   Numerous newspaper clippings from women's social and political events. The album includes several pieces of memorabilia for the Sons of the American Revolution.    She was also active in the Persian (Cat) Society.   Additionally, it includes travel brochures and from locations and events including the Federal Guild of Women's Club at Chautauqua, brochures, one die-cut from the British Convict Ship "Success" of the infamous Felon Fleet and menus from various locations in New England for the most part.  One particular newspaper article of note  was a report from March 29, 1923 relating an incident in Breslau where village women .  The primary offense: formed a phalanx, linking themselves together by interbraiding their hair and tying their hands together to protect the village priest who had committed some minor offense. Second Line Formed: When finally a charge of the (200 soldiers) cavalry crushed the human wall beneath the hoofs of the horses, a second line formed about the door of the church, hurling hot and burning salt in the eyes of the soldiers.  Other articles of women's achievements.  Fifty-six were arrested.  Additional content includes political and religious memorabilia.   Measures 14 1/4" x 12 1/2". . Agnes Anne Cureton Hoffman. 1873 1963