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Overview of the Collection

Background Information

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Scrapbooks & Ephemera

Ladies Auxiliary. Post 1837

Junior Girls. Post 1837 Dallas

Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Dallas Chapter 1837



Overview of the Collection

Creator: Ladies Auxiliary to the V.F.W. Chapter 1837
Title: Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Dallas Chapter 1837
Dates: 1957-1970
Accession No.: MA06-18
Quantity: 2 Boxes
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library 1515 Young St  Dallas, TX 75201

Background Information

The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Dallas Post 1837 was founded in 1935. The chapter is in district three of the Department of Texas, Veterans of Foreign Wars. In 1962, the chapter founded a Junior Girls unit. In 1977, the chapter renamed itself the Audie L. Murphy Ladies Auxiliary to the V.F.W. post 1837.

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Scope and Contents

The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Dallas Post 1837 collection contains two scrapbooks, and materials relating to their Junior Girls unit. The scrapbooks are from Iva Clayton, who has served as president of District Three Ladies Auxiliary and Americanism & Loyalty Day Chairman. These scrapbooks contain photographs, clippings, local and national V.F.W. materials. The collection also contains information on Post 1837's Jr. Girls Unit. Membership applications, club dues, reports and national pamphlets can be found on the Jr. Girls Unit. Essays written by students from W.H. Adamson on patriotism for a Ladies Auxiliary contest have also been retained.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Persons:
Iva Clayton
Organizations:
Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Post 1837
Places:
Dallas (Tex.)
Titles:
Ladies Auxiliary to the V.F.W. Dallas Post 1837

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA06-18 Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Dallas Post 1837 Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Processing Information

Processed by Bryan McKinney

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Scrapbooks & Ephemera

Box Folder
1 Iva Clayton, President of District Three 1957-1958
Iva Clayton, Chairman 1969-1970
2 V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary Caps. One Blue, One Tan

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Ladies Auxiliary. Post 1837

Box Folder
2 1 W.H. Adamson - Laws & Free Citizens Essay Contest 1961
2 V.F.W. Post 1837 pamphlets & Newsletter circa 1970

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Junior Girls. Post 1837 Dallas

Box Folder
2 3 Membership Cards circa 1960
4 Membership Dues record 1961-1965
5 Membership List 1964-1969
6 Reports 1966-1968
7 Honor Roll Reports 1967-1968
8 Meeting Announcements 1966-1969
9 Correspondence
10 Clippings
11 Photographs, two.
12 National - Instructions for Organizing Junior Girls Units 1964
13 National - By-laws Junior Girls Units 1961-1969
14 National - Ritual for Junior Girls Units 1961-1967
15 Cap Order Forms

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