Facing a New—A Different Half Century
First welcome to the nine new Adult Clubs and one being re-instated. Then two new Junior Clubs. This we are sure is just a beginning for the
Comes fall and club activities begin. Even as we baked in the sunshine or enjoyed picnics, the little wheels in our minds began to get in gear
for club work.
As federated clubs we begin another and new half century. The year, the club, the federation projects all call us with eager faith. We know not
where the winding road will end, but with love and fellowship to guide U3 we need not fear.
Women never underestimate the powers of — INCENTIVE.
We hope each president will use this issue to produce incentive—good-will and good wishes.
See that your club women “Widen Their World” with discussion of material supplied herein.
THE FEDERATION JOURNAL
"Listen to our Clarion Watchword—We are Lifting As We Climb"
Left to right—Miss Ruth Rush, Mrs. E. M. Spellman, Mrs. Rose
Aggrey, past and present Presidents at 50th Anniversary Convention.
As usual my first thought is to
express appreciation to Him who
doeth all things well and to each
of you who helped by thought,
word or deed to make our Fiftieth
Anniversary celebration at Wilson,
N.C., the success which it was
judged. Individual expressions of
appreciation would have been dif
ficult. Then, too, someone might
have teen overlooked. THANK
YOU! THANK YOU! Many letters
of congratulation on the success
of our celebration have been re
ceived and I wish it were possible
for you to share them for it was
through united effort that we ac
complished the task rather than in
Our recent Fiftieth Anniversary
Souvenir Program was second to
none. Had you stopped to think
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By MRS. MOLLIE H. LEE
Richard B. Harrison Library
I feel that it is indeed a privilege
for a neophyte in this great
organization to be invited to give
her personal observations regard
ing the Fiftieth Anniversary Cele
bration of the N. C. Federation
Negro Women’s Clubs which was
held in Wilson, N. C. For many
years I have admired the worth
while contributions which have
been made by this group of women.
I am proud to be counted as one of
I recall some fifteen years ago
when Hattie Hughes said to me,
“Mollie, we need young women
like you as members of this
organization.” Now that I have
passed the young woman stage, I,
too, had the same feeling as I
moved around the convention—
that there should be more young
women in attendance. They should
hold membership in order that they
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CONVENTION OFFICIALS—Seated left to right—Mrs. E. Barnes, Mrs. J. B. Joyner (guest). Miss Ruth
Rush, Mrs. E. M. Spellman, Mrs. R D. Aggrey, Mrs. L. B. Cartwright. Standing left to right—Mrs. Ethel
Hines, Mrs. A. B. Byrd, Mrs. A. Johnson, Mrs. F. T. Newsome, Mrs. E. H. Mitchell, Mrs. A. P. Collin,
Mrs. Myrtle Page (guest), Mrs. A. W. Pridgen, Miss W. Crassen, Mrs. E. Taylor, Mrs. A. Darden.