Series SCM-RG-0024-0002 - Quota Club

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Quota Club

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  • 1937-01-01 - ? (Accumulation)
    Swift Current Museum
    Swift Current (Sask.)
  • ? - 2002-07-23 (Creation)
    Quota Club
    Swift Current (Sask.)

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ca. 20 cm of textual records and other materials

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(fl. 1938-1956)

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On 1997 August 14 records relating to the Quota Club were transferred from the Swift Current Museum permanent collection.

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The fonds, related to the Quota Club, were accumulated by the source. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum for records not generated by the Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:

  • program, Charter night March 1936; “Guest Log” 1938 – 1956 (wooden covers); duotang “Quota Club International Incorporated District Eleven Roster Revised 1954", contains names, phone numbers and occupations of all members in all cities in District 11 (inc. Manitoba, Alberta, and Saskatchewan); scrapbook containing photos, newspaper clippings from 1936 - 1960, list of Charter members: Gladys Andrews; Margaret Andrews; Lily Brooksbank; Muriel Cameron; Isabel Carmichael; Mildred Grinder; Ruby Klingman; Alda Lamm; Flora Law; Ruby Martin; Effie Marlatt; Gwen May; Florence MacWilliam; Marguerite MacWilliam; Alice Wik; and Marie Young, printed brochures for Quota Club International, two badges for the H.M.C.S. Minesweeper Swift Current (one bearing an image of the bulldog, Winnie); Swift Current brochure c. 1950s, campaign material to get Genevieve Begg elected as President of Quota Club International, a copy of Golden Furrows, other Quota Club material.

Photo list:
1. float in a parade, a Priest preaching to people in aboriginal costume, "D. McIntyre" on the cab of the truck
2. photo of the Swift Current Quota Club charter from 1936
3. Vimy Ridge memorial, July 26 1936, taken by Lily Brooksbank
4. a young woman wearing a crown and a white gown, Jean, voted 'Queen of the Home Front", Frontier Days parade, c. 1941
5. Kinetic Club float in Frontier Days parade, c. 1941
6. Quota Club float in a Frontier Days parade, likely International Days, 1939
7. Quota Cub float in the Frontier Days parade, c. 1940-41
8. a young woman wearing a nursing uniform on the front steps of a house, Miss Marie Young
9. photo of the H.M.C. Minesweeper "Swift Current"
10. Gladys Chattergoon, recipient of the International Quota Club scholarship, 1952
11. an unidentified woman in a white gown sitting on a couch
12. photo of the Grace Atkinson trophy for Publicity and Public Relations
13. Anne Morrison of SC presenting something to Gladys Herrington, the first Canadian president of Quota Club International
14. headshot of young women, Shirley Weese, scholarship winner from Winnipeg
15. three women packing Christmas hampers, 1955, Genevieve Begg, Margaret Webster, and Alice Belbeck
16. Genevieve Begg
17. a cake on a dining room table, June 13 1956
18. two women in a living room, June 13 1956, Mary Moore and Margaret Webster
19. Quota Club members in a living room: Effie Marlatt-Biro, Eva Pfeiffer, Esther Coombs, Mildred McKenzie, Connie Stark, Mary Moore, Alma Hawthorne, Genevieve Begg, Trudy Wharton, Bernice Chalmers, Barbara Morice, Margaret Webster, Dorothy McCullough, Maude Elliott
20. Mr. MacAinsh, resident at Prairie Pioner Lodge, choosing a book from the library set up by the Quota Club, Reta Moran, Ruth Bissell, Alma Hawthorne, Mona Smith, 1958
21. Quota Club members in a living room: Barbara Morice, Mrs. Woods, Anne Allen, Ruth Bissell, Mona Smith, Madeline Carroll, Mildred McKenzie, Alma Hawthorne, Reta Moran, Florence Desjardines, Genevieve Begg, Bernice Chalmers, Effie Marlatt-Biro, Lillian Peel, Mary Genereux
22. small photo of Maude Elliott

Women in newspaper photograph or headline: Mrs. E.J. White, Nan McNie, Heather McIntosh, Anne Morrison, Mrs. A.B. Elloitt, Jean MacKay, Mrs. P.J. Dean, Mrs. Verda Towne, Marie Young, Genevieve Begg, Dorothy McWilliam, Grace Atkinson, Maude Elliott, Constance Stark, Florence Latimer, Florence Desjardines, Mae Davidson, Beatrice English, Alice Belbeck, Mrs. A.P. Mckenzie, Reta Moran, Dolores Crisp, G.E. Agnott, Donna Booker, Jacquie Baxter

Women in 1981.x.2
Top row: Florence MacWilliam, Alice Wik, Maude Elliott, Flora Law (later Puckett), Alda Lamm, Frieda McIntyre, Greta McWilliam (later Whiteside), centre row: Gwen May, Effie Marlatt (later Biro), Dorothy McWilliam, Ruby Scott, Lily Brooksbank, Alice Mitchell, Mildred Grinder (later McKenzie), front row: Gertrude Keyl, Marie Young, Jean Webster, Agnes McKay

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  • English

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  • Latin

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No restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, reproduction, and/or publication of records are subject to the Copyright Act and the Terms and Conditions of the Swift Current Museum. Please consult the Swift Current Museum for further information.

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Minimal fonds level description is listed in AtoM. Until fully appraised and arranged record lists are available through the Swift Current Museum.

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