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Wood Lake Resort cabins from hill on Wood Lake, Frederic, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of several cottages in the trees on Wood Lake, in Burnett County, near Frederic, Wisconsin. Date from postmark: Aug 15 1953; mailed from Frederic, Wisconsin; carmine-red 2¢ John Adams stamp. Message: Addressed to: Mr. Herb Link, Pearl City, Illinois. "Dear Bro, Greetings from Wisconsin & a Happy Birthday to you. Eat an extra dish of ice cream for me. Carrie [?], Pete, Jack."

Wood carvings by Mollie Jenson, River Falls, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with close-up image of a carved wood wagon with teamsters and six horses. Text printed on verso: All Rights Reserved, A. Pearson Co., Inc. Minneapolis, Minn. Printed on EKC paper (this stamp box design used 1930-1950). Message: "She has many more of these beautifull [sic] things all hand carved, would you send these pictures back to me." Note added by donor "(written by my mother Eva Othelia Fautsch, Edina, MN, ca. 1940s)".

Women's Recreation Association Records,1950's-1970's.

  • UWRF Series 179
  • collection
  • 1950's-1970's.

The Women’s Recreation Association (WRA) mission was to provide “women students with the opportunity to participate in healthful recreational activities and to promote good sportsmanship and fellowship. In WRA, a woman has an opportunity for service and leadership through diverse activities.” There were numerous team and individual sports that participate in tournaments. To compete, various teams were organized and entered by sororities, residence halls, or other independent groups. Sports included; volleyball, field hockey, basketball, bowling, swimming, gymnastics, badminton, track and field, and tennis. Female faculty advisors, including Emogene Nelson, serving as advisors, instructed the WRA activities. (Information compiled from WRA brochure.)

Women's Recreation Association

Woman's Club of Hudson, Wisconsin records, 1917-1978.

  • US ARC River Falls Mss CX
  • collection
  • 1917-1978

Yearbooks, 1917-1978, and miscellaneous announcements, 1928,1948, and 1977, of a women's service and study group, an affiliate of the Wisconsin Federation of Woman's Clubs.

Woman's Christian Temperance Union minute book, 1889-1895.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 399
  • collection
  • 1889-1895

Secretary's book of the Hammond, Wis. chapter of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Wisconsin, including the group's constitution, membership list, meeting minutes, and attendance records.
Though short on description, the minutes provide evidence of the group's literature distribution projects; fund raisers; support of affiliated groups (including the Young Woman's Christian Temperance Union (YWCTU) and the Loyal Temperance Legion (LTL), a youth group); relations with other local social, religious, and charitable organizations; village-level political activities; and provision of a weekly column for The Hammond News. The chapter dissolved in 1908.

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