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This collection consists of a minute book for the Parkersburg Colored Civic Welfare League covering the period from 1932-1934, a letter of thanks from a League-funded college student in Florida with 1932 minutes on the back, Virgie Giles membership card to the Ohio Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, an invitation to a charity ball, and a card announcing the opening of Giles’ “La Giles Beauty Parlor” in Parkersburg.


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Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-2343


Span Date: 1932-1959