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Contemporary Club records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Contemporary
Abstract Formed to preserve and promote a progressive interest in literature, art and contemporary thought, the Contemporary Club was the result of the merging of two Chicago woman’s clubs: The Wednesday Club and the Young Fortnightly. The collection consists of meeting minutes, yearbooks, historical materials and other miscellaneous items.
Dates: 1890-ongoing

Stuart W. Miller Collection of Midwestern Recipe Books

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Miller-S
Abstract Recipe books published in the Midwest throughout the twentieth century. Many books also contain housekeeping, etiquette, and fashion tips; instruction manuals; food and brand histories; or almanacs.
Dates: 1905-2008

Winnetka Fortnightly records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Winnetka
Abstract Club founded in 1921. Records include historical material, meeting minutes (restricted), memorials, members' papers, two photographs, by-laws, one recording, yearly programs, rosters, and officer lists, members' biographies (restricted), and list of published authors who are members of the Club.
Dates: 1920-ongoing

Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Powellton, Ill.) minutes book

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-224
Abstract Ledger of minutes from the Women's Christian Temperance Union in Powellton, Illinois, 1901-1906. The minutes record discussions concerning prohibition, suffrage, illegal gambling, and polygamy.
Dates: 1901-1906