Fonds mil-2128 - Golden Glow Women's Institute fonds

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Golden Glow Women's Institute fonds

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MIL mil-2128

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  • 1948-1995 (Creation)
    Alberta Women's Institute. Golden Glow Branch (Millet, AB)

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30 cm of textural records

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The Golden Glow Women's Institute was formed in 1948, an offshoot of the Millet Women's Institute. Also affiliated with the Alberta Women's Institutes they were organized to assist rural women improved their own domestic conditions and contribute to the improvement of their community. The Golden Glow Women's Institute became involved in a number of community initiatives, including assisting with the construction of the library, a chapel in the Wetaskiwin hospital, as well as supporting various local and national charities with financial and handicraft donations. They were particularly noted for their donations of quilts. This group also sponsored a girls group called the Millet Merry Maidens (later the Mermaidens).

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The materials was donated by Glen and Evelyn Mosier and from the Helen Moonen estate in 2002.

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The fonds consists of correpondence, minute books, cash books, 30th and 50th anniversary materials, historical information in the form of scrapbooks, and a handbook and bi-annual reports of the Alberta Women's Institutes.

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  • The material is in English.

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The Millet Mermaidens Girls Club fonds - A-48

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Record No. A-47<br><br>

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