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Quintus chapter title page: Co-founders, Advisor, Officers, Committees, and Charter Members listed.


Sign up sheet 1 for Quintus: Grace Plattner, Virginia Free, Berneice Gephart, Dorothy Brimeyer, Char


Sign up sheet 2 for Quintus: Geraldine Schmidt, Mildred Witmer, Annabelle Partee, Jeanette Conrad, J


Photos Charter Members "Quintus"


Lorine Peters


Virginia Buhr


Roqua Shideler


Helen Keim


Geraldine Schmidt


Virginia Free


Grace Plattner


Lorena Heiman


Dorothy Brimeyer


Blanch Mulligan


Marie Gehle


Berneice Gephart


Clara Bruns


Betty Brown


Annabelle Partee


Blank space for Jane Crain (deceased)


Jeanette Conrad


Nellie Tappmeyer


Joan France


Charlotte Clover (Blank)


Photo of Quintus chapter, Accident news photo.


Quintus ladies in photograph


Caption to photo. Back Row: Virginia Free, Lorena Heiman, Marie Gehle, Dorothy Brimeyer, Clara Brun


Caption to photo. Front Row: Helen Keim, Roqua Shideler, Virginia Buhr, and Geraldine Schmidt


Newspaper photo of Ronald Williamson's tangled motorcycle, dated Friday May 12, 1978


3 newspaper clippings and a poem about the seven-vehicle crash that killed Jane E. Crain, May 11, 1


newspaper photo of the crash scene


newspaper article about the victims: Cyclist, 19, Killed In Bizarre Crash, also Wilton and Jane Crai


newspaper clipping: Services Tuesday for victim of traffic accident, Jane E. Crain, 63 died in Luthe


handwritten poem in memory of Jane E. Crain


a card and Quintus Chapter Constitution on this page


purple card with daisies, the color and the flower of the Quintus Chapter


Quintus Chapter Constitution, cover


title page: Constitution & By-Laws of Quintus Chapter of Elex Club


p. 1 Organization, Objective, Membership


p. 2 Convention, Officers, Amendment


p. 3 By-Laws, Duties of Elected Officers


p. 4 Treasurer, Committees


p. 5 Hospitality, Elex Contact


p. 6 Meetings, Dues


p. 7 Election, Amendments


4 photographs and handwritten story of Quintus Chapter formation


photo of 3 women seated at table


back of photo - "Installation Als" - Geraldine Schmidt, Roqua Shideler, Lorine Peters, June 16, 1978


photo of 3 women seated at table


back of photo - "Installation Als" - Helen Keim, Virginia Buhr, Lorine Peters, June 16, 1978


photo of many women at banquet table


back of photo - "Installation Als" - June 16, 1978


photo of many women at banquet table


back of photo - "Installation Als" - June 16, 1978


Quintus Chapter (purple ink) - history of Quintus Chapter formed in 1978, mentions Roqua Shideler, V


6 newspaper clippings and 3 photographs


Clipping with photo of 11 women - June 9, 1978 - New officers Vicky Houser, Judy Schrock, Gloria Smi


Clipping with 4 pictures - New officers elected for Quarter Century Club - Earl Stauffer, Ginny Bur


Clipping - July Elex Calendar


Group photo at Lake George 8-18-78


Back of photo - Lake George, Betty Brown's, social meeting, 18th Aug 1978


Clipping - Elex August Calendar mentions Roqua Shideler, Betty Brown, Joan France


Group photo of about 12 women in folding chairs outside at Lake George 8-18-78


Back of photo - Lake George, Betty Brown's, social meeting, 18th Aug


photo of 4 standing women in gowns - caption: Convention, Sept 8, 9, 10


Back of photo - Quintus - Edna Biddle (Partizan), Roqua Shideler, Novella Pape (Pen-El), Helen Letts


Clipping tucked behind last photo on page - 5 Elex officers boarding bus for Chicago convention Sept


Clipping tucked behind last photo on page - Elex June Calendar


1 newspaper clipping and 5 photographs


Clipping - September Elex Calendar 1978 mentions Ann Partee, Mary Smoak


Photo - 8 women around table - caption: Board Meeting, Ann Partee


Back of photo - Annabelle Partee's Home, Board Meeting, Sept 1st, 1978, Lorene Peters, Roqua Shidele


Photo - many women seated at long tables - in purple ink above photo: 9-15-78 Five Chapters Dinner,


Back of photo - 5 Chapter Picnic, Shoaff Park, Sept. 13, 1978 - Annabelle Partee, Mary Smoke - Mary


Photo - many women seated at long tables


Back of photo - 5 Chapter Picnic, Shoaff Park, Sept. 13, 1978 - Annabelle Partee, Mary Smoke - Annab


Photo - many women seated at long tables


Back of photo - 5 Chapter Picnic, Shoaff Park, Sept. 13, 1978 - Annabelle Partee, Mary Smoke - Kathr


Photo - many women seated at long tables


Back of photo - 5 Chapter Picnic, Shoaff Park, Sept. 13, 1978 - Annabelle Partee, Mary Smoke - Marie


newspaper clipping and 5 photos, October 1978


newspaper clipping: Elec October Calendar


photo from the board meeting, Grace Plattner


back of the photo from the board meeting, Grace Plattner: Oct 6th, Charlotte Clover, Jeanette Conrad


photo from the board meeting, Grace Plattner


back of the photo from the board meeting, Grace Plattner: Oct 6th,Virginia Buhr, Grace Plattner, Ann


photo from the board meeting, Grace Plattner


back of the photo from the board meeting, Grace Plattner: Oct 6th, Jerry Schmidt, Lorine Peters, Roq


photo, projects


back of the photo: Grace Plattner, Ann Partee, Elex Supper Projects to sell, G. E. Club, Oct 1978


photo, projects


back of the photo: Roqua Shideler, Helen Keim, Grace Plattner, Virginia Buhr; Elex Supper Projects


5 photos and handwritten notes on this page, October 1978


group photo - social meeting 10-20-78


back of the photo, Lutheran Home, list of all names: Jerry Schmidt, Clara Bruns, Dorothy Beasley, Mi


handwritten note about the trip to Lutheran Homes at 6701 South Anthony Blvd


handwritten note about a mystery trip 10-13-78 to Shipshewana


photo of 3 women in front of a horse & buggy


back of the photo: Bus Trip , Oct 13, Roqua Shideler, Virginia Buhr, Louise


photo of a restaurant, Bus driver, Virginia Buhr, Roqua Shideler, Oct 13


back of the photo, date, names and place


group photo from the restaurant


back of the photo - bus trip, Oct 13


group photo from the restaurant table


back of the photo - bus trip, Oct 13, 1978


two more photos of the restaurant, a post card and 2 brochures


photo of the Elex members at Das Dutchman Essenhous


photo of the Elex members at Das Dutchman Essenhous


post card Amish Rigs on Market Day


back of the post card


Das Dutchman Essenhous brochure


front of the brochure


back of the brochure


Amish Acres brochure on blue paler, front


Amish Acres brochure on blue paler, back


two newspaper clippings and four photographs


newspaper clipping: Elex November 1978 Calendar, feature barbershop quartet


Photo: ladies seated at long table with caption: Board Meeting Helen Keim Nov


Back of photo: Bernice Gephart, Roqua Shideler(back), Geraldine Schmidt, Charlotte Clover, Virginia


Photo: several ladies standing around with one seated left corner wearing brown


Back of photo: Y.M.C.A Social Meeting Quintus Grace Plattner, Nellie Tappmeyer, Betty Brown and Leon


Photo: group picture of ladies with caption Y.W.C. A. Villa 11-17-78, Hostesses: Grace Plattner Nel


Back of Photo: 1st row: Lela Ompach, Marie Griffin, Grace Plattner, Marie Gehle, Betty Brown, Virgin


Photo: several ladies standing around with one seated left corner wearing gray


Back of photo: Y.M.C.A. Social Meeting Quintus Grace Plattner, Nelllie Tappmeyer Nov, 17 1978


newspaper clipping: Elex December 1978 Calendar, holiday activities. Names mentioned: Jerry Schmidt,


two newspaper clippings and five photographs ,two has photo notations


Page note: Xmas Party 1978


Photo: Tables shaped in U formation with red table cloths, red candles and tables settings


back: Christmas Party Leona Fuller and Bernice Gephart Hostesses. Dec 15, 1978


Photo: group of ladies in attendance


back of photo:1st row: Mildred Schrader, Helen Keim, Roqua Shideler, Lorene Peters, Virginia Buhr, J


Photo notation for 0015f: 3-2-79 Board Meeting Roqua Shideler, Hostess-Xmas-Leona Fuller, Bernice Ge


Photo of 8 ladies sitting around a long table


Back of photo: back of photo: Board Meeting March 2, 1979: Roqua Shideler, Lorene Peters, Jerry Schm


Clipping: Elex March Calendar 1979


Photo: long table covered with a white table cloth with flowers in the table and ladies standing an


back of photo: March 16, 1979 Georgetown Branch: front: Ann Partee, Lelo ?, Grace Plattner, Mildred


Photo notation for 0015h: 3-16-79 Georgetown Library, Don Eckles talked on the Caribbean's. Hostesse


Clipping: Alley Chat by Connie Houser; Feb 1979; Nellie Tappmeyer wins trophy


Photo: Man standing dressed in black jacket


back of photo: Don Eckles


1 photograph and a program of the Elex Club convention meeting


Photo: 2 ladies preparing the table; notation: 3-16-79 Hostesses, Marie Griffin and Luella Boyce


Back of photo: Georgetown Library Hostesses: Luella Boyce, Marie Griffin , Not shown Nancy Morgan


White paper has a picture of tulips: Holland Michigan greets the Elex Club


Four photographs and 1 clipping


Photo April 6 board meeting 79


Back of Photo: Virginia Buhr; Charlotte Clover (back), Roqua Shideler, Virginia Free, Geraldine Sc


Clipping of April Elex Calendar 1979


3 ladies standing by a table, 2 has coffee cups in hand.


Back of Photo: Cenor Citizens Bldg April 20, 1979 names below


photo notation: April Hostesses 20th; Dorothy Beasley, Mille Schroeder, Kathryn Van Zent


Photo: group picture of ladies standing, three sitting or kneeling around a table


Back of photo: Cenor Citizens Bldg April 20, 1979 1st row: sitting Betty Brown, Loretta Mulligan Lel


Photo: four ladies sited at a table, one in white sweater with caption" Fronia Koehl our Friend 5-16


May 1979, a clipping and 4 photos


newspaper clipping: Elex May Events, 1979 added, Quintus banquet underlined


photo #1 from the banquet, May 16, 1979 Installation of 1979-1980 officers, 6 ladies with candles


back of the photo: Annabelle Partee, Lorine Peters, Roqua Shideler, Helen Keim, Geraldine Schmidt, V


photo #2: ladies at the table


back of photo Martha Brenner, Mildred Schroeder, Marie Griffin, Kathryn Van Zent, Helen Keim, Virgi


photo #3:


back of photo: Clara Bruns, Blanche Mulligan, Mary Smoak, Betty Brown, Virginia Free, Jerry Schmidt


photo #4


back of photo: left to right: Virginia Buhr, Helen Keim, Lorine Peters, Roqua Shideler, Fronia Koehl


Quintus Fifth Chapter 1979-1980, clipping, cards


program booklet of Quintus 2nd year


p. 1 slogan, colors, flower


p. 2 in memory of Jane Crane


p. 3 chapter members list of names


p. 4 officers, committees


p. 5 meetings June-September


p. 6 meetings October-December 1979


p. 7 meetings March - May 1980


p. 8 Members: names, addresses and phones


p. 9 members continues


p. 10 members continues


p. 11 members end


clipping: June Elex Events 1979, Quintus Chapter Cassel tour underlined


handwritten: Trip to Piatt Castle, West Liberty, Ohio 6-15-79 also Ohio Caverns


Piatt Castles souvenir folder of 14 cards, Mac-O-Chee Castle card


Castle Piatt Mac-A-Cheek and Mac-O-Chee Castle addresses on Rt 245 1 and 2 miles East of West Libert


Entry Hall, Castle Piatt Mac-A-Cheek


Drawing Room - Castle Piatt Mac-A-Cheek


Guest Bedroom - Castle Piatt Mac-A-Cheek


Chapel - Castle Piatt Mac-A-Cheek


Master Suite - Castle Piatt Mac-A-Cheek


Library - Castle Piatt Mac-A-Cheek


Entry Hall - Mac-O-Chee Castle


Drawing Room - Mac-O-Chee Castle


Master Bedroom - Mac-O-Chee Castle


Guest Bedroom - Mac-O-Chee Castle


Dining room - Mac-O-Chee Castle


Mac-O-Chee Castle


back of the folder


thank you card with flowers


inside the card: Mildred Schroeder thanks for the flowers and the Elex angel


Trip to West Liberty Ohio


Brochure 1 Piatt Castles, front


Brochure 1 inside unfolded


Brochure 1 Map on back flap


Brochure 2 front Piatt Castles, Mac-O-Chee Castle


Brochure 2 inside unfolded


Ladies visiting castle, no caption


Group of women at Entrance


Caption on back of photo: Castle tour West Liberty Ohio June 15 1979


Postcards and photos from West Liberty Ohio trip. Castles and Caves


Postcard of Castle Mac-A-Cheek


Postcard of Castle Mac-O-Chee


Cave interior


Down in the cave!


Castle tour Ohio Caverns June 15 1979


Ladies on castle tour


Caption Castle tour West Liberty Ohio June 15 1979


Three women taking a rest break


Five ladies on castle grounds


Elex July calendar, circus trip, and Adeline R. Stonebraker retirement


Elex July calendar


Caption Trip to Circus world July 18 1979


Circus City Festival brochure front


Circus City Festival brochure unfolded


Back Flap of brochure


Circus performers


Arriving at circus


Circus attendees at entrance


Adeline R. Stonebraker retires after 44 Years


Archbold Ohio trip and board meeting at Roqua Shideler's house


Hand written caption: Trip to Archbold Ohio


Front of Sauder Museum brochure 1979 Season


Page 2-3


Pages 4-5


Photo of nine women in parking lot


Archbold Ohio and note Sister Marge Lehman and Edith Carter


Four ladies at Sauder Museum


Location Archbold Ohio


Board meeting at Roqua's 8/3/79


Roqua's 8/3/79


Photo of Roqua (Shideler's) home


7 photos, 1 newspaper clipping and a page notation


3 ladies standing at a kitchen counter


August 1979 Elex Calendar


4 ladies playing cards and 1 sitting by


5 ladies pictured 2 standing and 3 sitting


Page Notation: Potluck at Betty Browns Lake George and it rained all day but a good time was had by


several ladies sitting with plates of food


4 ladies pictured middle one in red top


several ladies sitting with the lake view on the side


ladies sitting around and 2 standing; you only see their backs

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