Washington Women's History Consortium
Women's Clubs and Organizations
Thea Mays, Junior Director, 1936-1938
Washington State Federation of Junior Women's Clubs
Mrs. Malcolm Mays of Yakima served as President of Washington State Juniors from 1936 to 1938. During this administration, the second state Junior project was adopted - Aid to the Blind. A blind survey for the state of Washington was conducted by the Juniors.
It was also during Mrs. Mays term, that the Juniors of Washington passed a rule making all Junior clubs members of the Senior State Federation and the General Federation. For this they received a cash award from GFWC.
The Scholarship Loan Fund was raised to $500.
Mrs. Mavs became the first Washington State Junior delegate to a GFWC convention, and coincidently, she also was the first Junior President to go on to become President of the Senior Federation.