Manuscript Collection

Junior Women's Club Girls' Home - Accession 698 - M314 (365)

Title

Junior Women's Club Girls' Home - Accession 698 - M314 (365)

Files

Identifier

Accession 698 - M314 (365)

Inclusive Dates

1971,1973,1977,1980-1982

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 folder

Language

English;

Historical Note

The Rock Hill Girls’ Home opened in 1972 under the sponsorship of the Junior Women’s Club and there primary goal was to reunite troubled girls between 12 and 16 who need short-term counseling with their families.

The Junior Woman’s Club of Rock Hill (JWC) has served the Rock Hill community since 1955 as a “not for profit” philanthropic volunteer organization. During its fifty plus years of service, JWC has accomplished many things such as assisting in the beginning of the Adult Education program and the Girls’ Home of Rock Hill. The JWC is a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs and the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of South Carolina.

Scope and Content Note

The Junior Women's Club Girls' Home Records details the establishment and operation of the Rock Hill Girls Home by the Junior Women’s Club of Rock Hill, SC. The records consist of minutes, correspondence, promotional material and newspaper clippings documenting the history, purpose, and the progress of the Girls Home sponsored by the Junior Women's Club of Rock Hill. The Rock Hill Girls’ Home opened in 1972 under the sponsorship of the Junior Women’s Club and there primary goal was to reunite troubled girls between 12 and 16 who need short-term counseling with their families.

Provenance

This collection was donated to the Archives by Mrs. Doris Leverette on January 15, 1987.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Junior Women's Club Girls' Home - Accession 698 - M314 (365)

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