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Women's Club Building

Woman's Club Building (1910 ca.)

Wisconsin Historical Society Image ID: WHi-35736

Woman's Club Building

The national Woman's Club movement promoted philanthropic causes to Madison's women. In 1900, the club held its monthly meetings at Grace Episcopal's Guild Hall. The club was a major draw to women who were kept out of the workforce by societal mores. In November, 1900, Dr. Samuel E. Sparling gave an address on the problems of Madison which were ideally suited to women's civic agenda: