Women’s clubs, founded to promote education and community service, challenged members to influence public policy.

“ ‘Strength in Union’: Lizzie Crozier French and the Women’s Club Movement of East Tennessee”
Dr. Aaron Astor is Associate Professor of History at Maryville College.

“The Middle Ground of Elite Women’s Study Clubs of Northwest Tennessee”
Dr. Renee LaFleur is Director of the Center for Women and Gender Equality at the University of Tennessee, Martin.


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November 9, 2021


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