County, Pennsylvania, USGenWeb
Scranton Colony, Society of
New England Women
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1919. Click images to enlarge.
Row: Mrs. R. H. Harris; Mrs. A. E. Lester; Mrs. J. F. Mears; Mrs. L. R.
Stelle; Mrs. D. A. Capwell; Mrs. Henry James Carr; Mrs. Frank
Center Row: Miss M. Drake; Miss Emily Wilcox; Miss Florence E. Colvin;
Mrs. A. H. Shopland; Mrs. M. J. Shields; Mrs. J. W. Browning; Miss Coe;
Mrs. William H. McGlanflin
Front Row: Mrs. Arthur R. Foote; Mrs. A. H. Welles; Mrs. H. D. Gardner;
Miss Amy Northup; Mrs. M. E. Walthall; Mrs. E. A. Dolph [Deceased was
1915 Scranton Times article about the formation of
the Scranton Colony of the National Society of New England Women.
Names mentioned: Mrs. E. C. Dean; Mrs. H. J. Carr;
Mrs. Mrs. W. J. Douglas; Mrs. Walter Hill; Mrs. Arthur Foote; Miss Amy
Northup; Miss Helen Wilcox; Mrs. William DeWitt Kennedy; Mrs. J. W.
Miss Emily Wilcox; Miss Anna Wilcox.
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of 1915 articles (over 1MB). Read the 1916
articles, 1917 articles, and 1918 articles (about 1MB each).
Rules for the organization, including membership requirements, have
changed over the years. You can read the rules as they were provided to
the Scranton Colony when it was being formed: Page One
; Page Two
. All this material was in a scrapbook (purchased on eBay) created by Deborah Edith Wallbridge Carr
The Society of New England Women still exists. For information on current colonies, visit their website
. Many of the early records have been preserved in the Sophia Smith Collection
, Women's History Archives, at Smith College. The archive pages contain a history of the organization
Scans and text provided by Susan White Pieroth, March 2013 - January 2015
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