Washington Women's History Consortium
Women's Clubs and Organizations
Helen Sutton, Junior Director, 1942-1944
Washington State Federation of Junior Women's Clubs
Mrs. Milton Sutton served as President during this administration. There were 28 clubs with a membership of 650.
Projects included a Nursing Scholarship which was given to Barbara Wascher. She was given $200 to train at the University of Washington. Pateros Juniors raised $100 and Pasco Juniors $25 for local nursing scholarships.
The Buy a Bomber campaign was supported by Washington State Juniors and wedding gowns were sent to British Service Women. The state juniors sent one gown to Britain and the Seattle Century Club Juniors sent one complete outfit. It was suggested that the dues of Army and Navy wives be lessened for the duration of the war.
The group sponsored Recreation and Aviation committees for WSFWC.
The Blind Welfare Aid continued as did the Scholarship Loan Fund.
Kelso and Idaka Clubs were formed.
Mrs. Sutton sent out a monthly bulletin.
Clubs were urged to start teenage girls in Junior club work and Seattle Junior Clubs were asked to change their bylaws to read age limit 16 to 35, instead of 16 to 30.