Series SCWI - Scott's Women's Institute minute books

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Scott's Women's Institute minute books


  • 1917-1933 (Creation)

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The Kitchener's Red Cross society was organized in the Wallbridge area of Hastings County and held its first meeting on 16 October 1917 and the home of Mrs. Nelson Beatty. The group made trench caps, bed socks and property bags for troops overseas.

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The Scott's Women's Institute was organized on 24 April 1919 at the home of Mrs. Rufus Spencer in the Frankford area of Sidney township, Hastings County, Ontario. The first president was Mrs. Nelson Beatty.

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The Ladies Aid group was organized on 3 January 1924 at the home of Mrs J. A. Lott, Frankford, Ontario. The first president was Mrs Howard Dafoe. The group met on the fourth Wednesday of the month and had a yearly subscription of ten cents. The group organized social events as fundraisers for Scott's Church.

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Transferred from Stirling Public Library in March 2017.

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Minute books (with some accounting information) for the Kitchener's Red Cross Society, 1917-1919; Scott's Women's Institute, 1919-1924; and Scott's Church Ladies Aid, 1924-1933.

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