Women of Wesleyan Photographs
Women of Wesleyan Photographs
Women—Societies and clubs
Virginia Wesleyan College
A collection of photographs involving events and members of the Women of Wesleyan (WOW) club. The club, originally designated Women for Wesleyan, began in an effort to raise financial support for the institution. Trustees Helen Ballard and Alice Vaughn came up with the idea of inviting women from Hampton Roads to a series of coffees on campus and soliciting $100 contributions for the library and other needs. WOW grew from these initial efforts.
Virginia Wesleyan University
An outdoor flea market, which was introduced by the Women of Wesleyan as a fundraising initiative for Virginia Wesleyan College. The Twin Drive-In Theatre is the likely location of the flea market in this photograph. and was used through the 1970s.…
A boy pulls his wagon of goods at the Women of Wesleyan (WOW) flea market.
Two young women point a driver toward an unspecified direction at the 1972 Women of Wesleyan Flea Market.
The Botanical Garden Society stand at the October 1972 Women of Wesleyan Flea Market. The WOW Flea Market served as a fundraising initiative for the institution.
An unidentified woman holding a plant and smiling at a child at the Women of Wesleyan Flea Market in October 1972.
Mrs. Thelma Brennan and Mrs. Wayne present President Lambuth Clarke with what is believed to be a check from the 1972 Women of Wesleyan Flea Market. The flea market served as a fundraising initiative for the college.
Women of Wesleyan seated, some with cups in hand, as a speaker, likely Virginia Wesleyan President Lambuth M. Clarke, gives an address.
Two Women of Wesleyan officers working on the stall map for the WOW Flea Market.
Women examine containers and items on the table. The photograph may have been related to the Women of Wesleyan Flea Market.
A woman, likely a member of the Women of Wesleyan (WOW), and two volunteers, likely Virginia Wesleyan College students, engaging in a discussion during the WOW flea market preparations.
In the company of two Women of Wesleyan members, President Clarke shovels soil on a newly planted tree on the Virginia Wesleyan campus.
Standing in front of a campus drawing, President Clarke speaks to two women holding teacups at one of the early fundraising coffees.
A woman, who was likely a Woman of Wesleyan officer, points to a stall on a diagram for the Women of Wesleyan Flea Market. Virginia Wesleyan students Sherry McMillan '73 and Jim Simmons '74 are also in the picture and volunteered to assist with the…
Women of Wesleyan officer ,Thelma Brennan (right), looks down at a notebook in a discussion with another woman whose identity unknown.
A woman gives another woman directions to the Women of Wesleyan flea market. The outdoor flea market served as a fundraiser for Virginia Wesleyan College and the first one took place in 1969.
A photograph of three unidentified Women of Wesleyan.
An outdoor Women of Wesleyan gathering sometime between 1971-1972.
The 1970 Women of Wesleyan officers Carolyn Miles (second from left rear), Ruth Bray (second from right rear), Rebecca Rogers (right rear), and Sara Boyd (front), president.
President Clarke shows a drawing of the proposed library to Trustee Helen C. Ballard (left), Mrs. Robert Koolage, and Mrs. Robert Cathey. The Virginia Methodist Advocate used this photograph on the cover of its May 18, 1967 issue to highlight the…
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