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Women’s Organizations

Canadian Women’s Press Club, Edmonton Branch

This collection features a 1916 booklet which includes a list of women’s organizations in Alberta, a history of each club, the officers of each club, annual reports, and an overview of Alberta laws relating to women.

The University Women’s Club: A History

Edited by Marjorie Buckley, this collection features a history of the first 60 years of the University Women's Club. If also features several photographs of the women involved with the University Women’s Club.

Published in 1953 (English) by the Council of Alberta Women’s Institutes, this guidebook outlines proper protocol and policy for conducting a branch meeting of the Women’s Institute.

Calgary Women’s Press Club

This collection features the Calgary Women’s Blue Book, listing women's organizations in Calgary as well as their officers, policies, and members. The forward is written by Emily Murphy.

Alberta Women’s Institute Girls Club

Published in 1937, this magazine of the Alberta Women’s Institute Girls Club features stories and drawings by young Alberta women, as well as advertisements for home economics. Greetings from various Women’s Institute officials are also included.

Home Life for Women in Western Canada

Published by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company in 1907, this booklet includes the testimonials of women who settled with their families in Western Canada as well as images of women on Prairie farms.

Alberta Women’s Club Blue Book, 1917

This booklet provides information on the various Alberta women’s organizations operating in the province in 1917, as well as their officers. Advertising and illustrations are also included.

Words from the Women of Western Canada, 1903

Published by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company out of Winnipeg, this booklet features profiles and pictures of pioneer Canadian women in the west.

The Legal Status of Women in Canada, 1908

Compiled by Henrietta Muir Edwards for the National Council of Women, this booklet summarizes provincial and Dominion laws regarding the rights of women. Included are excerpts on marriage law, property, dower rights, and divorce. A section on Alberta is included.

The Taber Women’s Institute: Taber, Yesterday and Today

This book, published from a manuscript that won second prize in the Alberta section of the Lady Tweedsmuir local history competition, outlines both the history of the Women’s Institute in Taber, Alberta, as well as the local history of Taber.

Women and Men of Okotoks: WWII

This souvenir booklet, consisting chiefly of illustrations, was presented to male and female service personnel of Okotoks at a welcome-home celebration held in January of 1946. The illustrations include photos of men and women from the Okotoks area who served in the war.

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