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|The Edwardsville, Illinois Chapter of the American Woman's League was the first chapter to receive a chapter house. They qualified for this Class II arts and crafts style chapter house which was dedicated on July 20, 1909. It was built for them by the League on a lot purchased by the Chapter. The League provided a set of mission style furniture and carpets. The League also provided the phonograph which appears in the foreground. The League maintained a Lending Library of phonograph records which circulated among the chapters in cases like the one below the phonograph. Above the fireplace is a plaque of the League emblem, "Woman's Mission," designed by sculptor George Julian Zolnay. This photograph appeared in "The Woman's National Daily" on July 24, 1909.|
|The dedication of the Class II Chapter House for the Terry Chapter of the American Woman's League in Edwardsville, Illinois was held on July 20, 1909. This was the first chapter house built by the League. The League emblem, a wreath of acanthus leaves surrounding the letters A.W. L., and the name, was placed on the front of each Chapter House so the building would be easily recognized by members visiting from other towns. Officers of the Terry Chapter were: President, Mrs. Agnes McKee; First Vice President, Josephine Smith; Second Vice President, Miss Jessie Benedict; Treasurer, Mrs. Ada Atchinson; and Secretary, Mrs. David Feigenbaum. There were 62 members. In this photograph Edward Gardner Lewis and Mabel Lewis (front row, just right of center) attended the dedication along with George Julian Zolnay (back row right end). Rachael Atchison, the young girl in the front row, was named chapter mascot.|
|Members of the Terry Chapter of the American Woman's League meeting in their chapter house in Edwardsville, Illinois on March 19, 1910. This was the first chapter house built by the League. This photograph appeared in "The Woman's National Daily" on March 28, 1910.|
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