Northwest Davenport Liedertafel Ladies [Damen Zirkel] Records
Scope and Contents
The collection's materials were mostly handwritten by the executive board and the membership.
- Majority of material found within 1950-1985
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Biographical / Historical
The object of the society was both social and beneficial. Dues were collected and benefit members received a $50.00 death benefit. Activities included singing, playing cards and picnics. Most of this information is from an article, "Liedertafel Means Singing" by Sharon Proctor. Published in the Quad-City Times on December 16, 1966.
Charter members named in a 1951 anniversary article include Mrs. Laura Warnken and Mrs. Maria Schreck.
3.75 Linear Feet (in 1 record center cartons; in 2 5" letter manuscript boxes; in 1 small flat archive box.)
Language of Materials
Constitution & By-Laws
Sub-Series: Audit Records, Membership Dues, Donation Records, Treasurer Records
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center Repository
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