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Payson, Rose Gartner, 1876-1946 : Rose Gartner Payson Papers, 1896-1938

Scrapbook, loose pamphlets, and a pin owned by Rose Gartner (Mrs. George W.) Payson (1876-1946). Payson was active in several Chicago women's clubs, including being the treasurer of the Associated Clubs of Woodlawn and chairman of the public welfare department of the Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs in the 1910s. Women's suffrage and temperance were two of her causes, and the pin is her local chairman pin and ribbon from the 8th annual National Convention of the League of Women Voters in 1928. Attached to that pin is a second ribbon for the second annual Women's World Fair, held in Chicago in 1926.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Social Action, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS Payson
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The Rose Gartner Payson Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).