Scrapbook cover 1941-42


Inserts in front of scrapbook: 1 obituary, 1 initiation booklet, 1 professional portrait, 1 blue she


Obituary for Fonda M. Cook, GE retiree, no date, Charles E. Cook, Frank Upland, Phyllis Seewald, mar


Orange booklet with Irene Meyers name penciled on front cover


Page 1 - Initiation C B W C. - program


Page 2 - Initiation C B W C. - program


Page 3 - Initiation C B W C. - program


Page 4 - Initiation C B W C. - program


Page 5 - Initiation C B W C. - program


Page 6 - Initiation C B W C. - program


Inside of back cover of program


Front of party favor shaped like a red dress says C B W C February 1, 1944


Inside of favor has fold out poem about the Catholic Business Woman


Back of favor is dress back with bow


Unlabeled portrait in folded cardboard frame


Blue paper says ELEX 25th Anniversary across top, otherwise blank


1 invitation, 1 newspaper clipping on page with painted dogwood flowers


Invitation to 25th Anniversary Tea on April 20, 1941


Several Thousand Will Attend Elex Club's Silver Tea Today. Irene Meyers, Eileen Morris, Eva Lynn, He


3 strips of cut-out words from newspaper and 1 newspaper clipping with photo


Clipping of large headline says: Elex Club to Observe 25th Anniversary April 20


Clipping - photo of Mrs. Bess Brown as general chairman of silver tea.


Clipping of the date April 21, 1941


1 newspaper clipping on page with painted decoration


Silver Tea at Y.W. Scheduled by Group, Bess Brown, Eva Lynn, Eileen Morris, Irene Meyers, Helen Alle


Page with painted flower decoration


Painted pink flowers and article about Anniversary Tea


Corner painted flower


Photo and caption for Silver Anniversary Tea. Pictured L-R Miss Annette Bauman, Mis Helen Allen, M


Additional floral painting


Purple Iris painting


Multi color flowers


White flowers


2,000 expected to attend Elex Anniversary Tea article and floral embellishment


Anniversary Tea at YWCA. Presided by Misses Marcella Kuehn, Evelyn Smith, Betty Minnard, Florence H


Single flower


White flowers framing news clipping


Hand painted pink and purple flowers


News article and photo from Anniversary Tea


Tea picture featuring L-R: Miss Helen Allen, Miss Eileen Morris, E.A. Barnes, Mrs. Eva Lynn, Miss Mi


Accompanying clipping to photo explaining 25th anniversary; with E.A. Barnes as superintendent at f


Floral decoration


Blue flower painting


Anniversary Tea news coverage and decorations


Silver Tea Given by Elex Club to Celebrate 25th Anniversary: Miss Binnie Blue, Mrs harry G. Hogan, A


Single flower


Floral grouping


Then Shall Peace Come verse by Lola Fickle Grafmiller


Colorful flower painting


2 pictures from Silver Anniversary Tea


Photo of five women; Eileen Toor, Eva Tucker, and Irene Myers noted


Six women with E.A. Barnes


Coral flowers on left side


Yellow flowers on right side


Roses and Pussywillows


Two Tea photographs with floral borders


Rose


Four ladies in front of tea table


Five ladies, four labeled on photo: Annette Bauman, Eileen Toor, Irene Meyers and Eva Lynn


Pussywilliows on left


Rose on right


Floral painting


1 photo, 1 newspaper clipping, painted floral d?cor


Picture of 3 women, Irene Myers in center


Elex Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Observance Proves Hugh Success


1 property sticker, and 1 photograph with handwritten note top right of page


Sticker says: Personal Property of Irene Meyers, 1941


Note says: Silver Anniversary


Picture of flower arrangement


1 picture with handwritten caption


Picture of Illene (Eileen) (Foor) Morris, Eva Tucker, Irene Meyers being shown a book by unidentifie


1 picture with handwritten caption


Picture of 7 women, 6 of them identified as Clara Gidey, Helen Allen, Eileen Morris, Minna Blue, Mrs


6 photographs, 3 with handwritten captions


6 standing women, 3 facing camera identified as Eileen Foor, Eva Tucker, Irene Meyers


4 standing women and 1 man, 3 women in center identified as Eileen Foor, Eva Tucker, Irene Meyers


4 women standing behind table, woman on right identified as Veora Habig


6 unidentified women standing


Elex table set up for tea


Elex table with a woman seated at each end


2 photographs


10 women around table, 3 identified as Eva Tucker, Irene Meyers, Eileen Foor


Woman standing with Elex shield made of flowers


Invitation to Silver Tea, April 20, 1941, Y.W.C.A., 3-5 o'clock


3 photographs


5 women standing, 2 shaking hands (identified on page 26 as Clara Gidey, Helen Allen, Eileen Morris,


3 women, Irene Meyers talking with 2 unidentified women


5 women around table of tea service


4 photographs


6 women and 1 man, Mr. & Mrs. E.A. Barnes identified in caption


Picture of men and women standing around with tea


Picture of women clustered around table


Picture of Butch Vegales and Sue Cameron with other women around


3 photographs


Picture of men and women lined up at serving table


Picture of Eva Tucker and 2 men shaking hands


Picture of 4 women with tea standing behind table - caption identifies Bess Brown


2 newspaper clippings


Clipping - Anniversary Program Planned by Elex Club - mentions Bess Brown, E.A. Barnes, Mabel Whitbe


Anniversary Program continued - mentions Eleanor Roosevelt, Phil Spitalny, Grover Whalen, Rabbi Tars


Photo of Mrs. Bess Brown, news story announcing Silver Tea gathering (with headline folded), and pho


Mrs. Bess Brown, general chairman of the Silver Tea


Headline: Elex to Observe 25th Anniversary April 20, unfolded


Anniversary Tea picture, pictured L-R Miss Annette Bauman, Miss Helen Allen, Miss Eileen Morris, Mis


Newspaper clipping with photo from Silver Anniversary Tea and clipping from another publication


Clipping photo L-R: Miss Helen Allen, Miss Eileen Morris, E.A. Barnes, Mrs. Eva Lynn, Miss Minnie B


Silver Tea Given by Elex Club to Celebrate 25th Anniversary. L.A. Barnes, Eva Lynn, Eileen Morris, H


Elex Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Observance Proves Hugh Success


Three clippings


An Invitation to the Elex Silver Tea: Addressing tea invitations L-R standing: Irene Perry, Helen Bl


Elex Anniversary to be Observed Sunday. Continued on page 1. Record breaking attendance anticipated


Elex Anniversary continued. Record breaking attendance anticipated for Elex Silver Tea Part 2, Mrs H


Responses to Anniversary Tea invitations, in envelopes


Envelope 1 front


Envelope 1 back


Note from Neil Currie Jr of GE Schnectady NY sending his regrets on not being able to attend the Ann


Envelope 2 front


Envelope 2 back


Congratulations to Irene Meyers for 25th Anniversary from Hilda C Woehemeyer president of Catholic


Letter from Josephine Zimmerman, secretary to the mayor of Fort Wayne to Irene Meyers congratulating


Poster with images of 14 unnamed GE Elex members


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Image 2


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newspaper page of photos: First and Second Shift Elex Club Members Entertain Mothers, 1941


Photo 1: more than a thousand Elex members at the annual mother and daughter party, general view of


Photo 2: five sets of three generations: Mary Schlotter, Clara and Geraldine Gidley, Clara Wysong, M


Photo 3: C. Manes and daughters Joan and Barbara


Photo 4: the oldest and the youngest mothers


Photo 5: Schum and Delores, Scott and Rachael, came from the greatest distance


Photo 6: Eva Lynn, Emma Johnston, Pauline


Photo 7: Caroline Young, Hilda Walda


Photo 8: Emma Richey, Emma Reiling, Irene Meyers


newspaper page with photos: Elex Mothers Are Honored In Annual Program, 1940


Photo 1: Florence Schaffer and her daughter


Photo 2: Mary Schlotter, Clara and Geraldine Gidley, Hanke, Pauline Beauty, Lois Miller, Smith, Mary


Photo 3: Anna Scheiman and her four daughters Bernice, Leona, Irma and Hilda


Photo 4: Loise Boehm, Alma Geary, Evangeline Robinson


Photo 5: Schlotter, Clara and Geraldine Gidley


Photo 6: a scene from the "gay nineties" wedding


five newspaper clippings about the Elex parties April - June


Elex Second Shift Members To Entertain Mothers At Party at West Creighton Avenue church


Mothers to be Honor Guests At Elex Club Meet; Joan France, Viola Haiber, Mary Katherine Minehart, Er


Fathers Will Be Honored At Elex Party On June 12; Jessie Filler, Zella Sheehan, Maybelle Giant, Gert


Big Attendance Marks Mother Daughter Party; Loretta Bloom, Evangeline Robinson, Dorothea Paul, Belle


Remember Fathers Day, Sunday, June 19th;a poem


newspaper page with photos: Fathers Frolic With Daughters At Annual Elex Party and a photo


Photo 1: I. W. Disler, oldest father with Helen Allen and his daughter Elma Berger


Photo 2: Youngest father Perl Witham with daughter Irene and Loretta Bloom


Photo 3: Louise Stephens with her father A. Stephens and grandfather T. W. Smith


Photo 4; oldest grandfather Wm. Grote, his son W. Schepler and granddaughter Lucille Schepler


Photo 4: S.M. Kitchens, Pauline Gilbert, Fred Althoen, Elaine Althoen


Photo 5: Henry Thiele, S.M.Kitchen, H. Krudop, T.W. Smith, J.W. Snyder, Wm. Grote, F. R. Reiling, I.


Photo 6: general view of the get-together, A. Stevens, I.W. Disler, Helen Allen, Louise Stephens, Ir


Photo 7: general view of the get-together, Henry Thiele, Fred Althoen, Pauline Gilbert, Lucille Sche


original photography of a woman and a man with beers


back of the photography: pencil writings: Fathers Party at Turner's Hall June 12, 1940


newspaper and a magazine photo of the Elex members at the Y.W.C.A. pool


"Hang Your Clothes On the Hickory Limb


"Fort Wayne Mermaids"


3 photographs


Large photo of approximately 16 unidentified women sitting with food n front of a restaurant


Photo of same group of women


Photo of same group of women


3 photographs and 2 newspaper clippings


Clipping - Picture of 2 Elex Club women diving into pool with short caption


Photo of large building


Clipping - Night Shift Girls Christmas Dinner December 14 - mentions Irene Meyers, Ruth Laney, Molly


Women in photo


Picture of large room full of women seated at banquet tables


5 photographs


Photo of about 25 unidentified women sitting at tables with handwritten caption: R. Schooley


Photo of 2 unidentified women dancing together surrounded by women watching


Photo of about 12 women seated around table eating food


Photo of about 22 women seated at tables eating


Photo of large group of women seated around 3 long banquet tables


4 photographs


Photo of smiling Irene Meyers at her desk surrounded by vases of flowers


Photo of 8 women watching 2 seated women at work


Photo of 5 women around car parked on the side of a road


Photo of 3 women standing in field


Back of photo says Helen Ring, Grace Quirk and me, taken June 8, 1940 on our Din/Picnic


2 newspaper clippings


Clipping - 4 Pittsburg girls in Fort Wayne (pictured: Ida Lussier, Dorothy Barraaclough, Helen Ring,


Clipping continued - mentions Miss Stoessel, Miss Lussier, Miss Barraclough.


2 pages from newspaper, January 12, 1940, folded


Newspaper page 3 - Article with 6 pictures honors Jerry Dunn, written at top of page: Jerry was a go


Pictures from article with handwritten comments and caption (Comment written below caption: I was ha


Picture 1 - Songstress Anne Dehey


Picture 2- A.M. Snodgrass (Comment: Ida's new boss, takes a second bride recently) speaks as E.V. Di


Picture 3 - Ida Lussier presents roses to Mrs. Dunn as L.S. Cusato and Jerry Dunn look on


Picture 4 - J.O. Roser extols Jerry as George Austin hides


Picture 5 - Mr. Cusato (Comment: supt. Of div. 1), Jerry Dunn (Comment: Ida's former boss), Ida Luss


Picture 6 - Departing aide congratulated by boss - Louis and Jerry - comment: Doesn't he look please


Article - Over 200 Friends Hail Jerry B. Dunn at Dinner - mentions Mr. Underwood (Pittsfield), L.S.


Newspaper page 5 - Article continues with 10 pictures from the Division 1 party, with caption and ha


Article continued from page 3 mentions I.H. Sclater, L.S. Cusato, J.B. Dunn, Walter A. Williams, Joe


10 Pictures with caption and handwritten comments - Comment across top: This is our gang and do we h


Picture 1 - Band leader Larry Murphy, H.J. Shepard, J.T. Gillette, J.M. Byrne, D.W. Pomeroy. (Commen


Picture 2 - G.A. Purnell, M.J. Cronin, G.V. Wilson, F.E. Fallon.


Picture 3 - Dorothy Dalton dances (Comment on dancer's leg: Dot Dalton, one of our girls)


Picture 4 - G.L. Babcock, Isabelle Hickingbotham, Grace Quirk, Ida Lussier, G.V. Wilson (Comment on


Picture 5 - T.F. Robinson and M.J. Cronin eat.


Picture 6 - Mary Bondi, Irene Laurin, Evelyn Bird, Claire Germaine, W.E. Sweet.


Picture 7 - L.S. Cusato, Harriet Lord, J.B. Dunn, E.H. Kopf, Grace Quirk, E.A. Hurley.


Picture 8 - Betty Flynn, W.F. Burns, Catherine Brophy, F.F. Dinneen, Anne Lifvergren, F.E. Fallon, W


Picture 9 - Bottom to top: Marcia Lee Gill, Charlotte Stoessel, Claire Germaine, Catherine Reid, Isa


Picture 10 - A.G. Melikan, Charlotte Stoessel, I.H. Sclater, W.A. Williams, L.S. Cusato, Harriet Lor


two pages letter from Charlotte to Irene, August 7, 1940


Page one - names mentioned: Charlie Kellogg, Pete Smith, Mr. Underwood, Ida, Dot; trip to Niagara Fa


page two - names mentioned: A.M. Snodgrass, Jerry Dunn, Helen, Ed Meyers; the letter is typed, signe


on the back of p. 2 handwritten continuation of the letter


two newspaper clippings about the dance at the GE club with the Baer Field service men as guests


Baer Field Service Men Trip The Light Fantastic - two photos of the event and the dance floor


clipping: Baer Field Service Men To Be Elex Guests, October 31 at the GE club


two newspaper photos: from the dance at the Elex Club and of Lavinia Hergenrader


group photo :" Elex Is Host To Three Hundred Baer Field Men", Toni Kennedy with five of the guests


photo of a lady ironing:" It's New Fangled, But It's Perfect", Lavina Hergenrader with new electrica


four newspaper clippings


Photo of Mildred Harber, being transferred to the Personnel Department to work with Irene Meyers


Clipping: Elex Club Inducts Officers At Annual Installation Dinner; Veora Habig, Voyce Brumbaugh, Be


Photo of Dorothea Swank appointed a member of the personnel


photo of Helen Bleke, Elex Club President; seventh annual conference of the Elex club at the Elkhart


four newspaper clippings about the Elex seventh annual conference in Elkhart, October 18-19


photo of Ceal Romary, Dorothea Swank, Dorothy Mueller, Catherine O'Connor, Miss Bleke, Pat Chapin, C


newspaper article "From the Feminine Viewpoint" by Hilda Barthold and Frances Krauskoph


clipping: Many Delegates Plan To Attend Elex Conference


clipping: Elex Conference, Eileen Foor, Margaret Suelzer, Irene Meyers, Vivian Hitchcock, Dorothy Mu


view of the speakers table with C.H.Matson


newspaper photos of the annual banquet of the Elex Club, October 6


photo of the new officers on the left and retiring officers on the right with candles


photo of a large group at the tables


photo of M.E. Lord and R.H. Chadwickamong at a table with the new officers


view of the speakers table with C.H.Matson, M E Lord, R H Chadwick


two newspaper photos


Photo: Credit Union Purchases $10,000 Of Defense Bonds, Edgar L. Harris, Lee Cupp, F. H. Lemper, Ire


Photo: The Start Of The Contest: Merle Kirkpatrick, Margaret Lindsey, Eileen Moris, Dorothy Swank, C


1 clipping, 4-page section of GE News with Elex pictures page 4-5


Clipping - Elex Boat Trip to Milwaukee July 26, contact Vivian Hitchock