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1930

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Viola Booker was the most prominent Black woman in Knox County from the 1920s through the 1940s. The list of civic and social clubs and organizations in which she served as officer or member is long, including Booker T. Washington Club, Mt. Vernon Colored Garden Club, Vernon Lodge Eastern Star, Wayman Chapel Auxiliary Red Cross, Colored Women's Glee Club, Mt. Vernon Colored Youth Chorus, Court of Calanthe, Household of Ruth, Twentieth Century Club, and Women's Mite Missionary Society of the AME Church.; Photo appears in printed proceedings of the Annual Ohio District 4 meeting of the Household of Ruth, held in Akron, Ohio in August of 1930. Mrs. Booker was the Grand District Most Noble Governor (highest ranking officer in the state) for 1930-1931; Photo of Viola Booker that appeared in the printed proceedings of the Ohio District 4 Annual Meeting of the Household of Ruth

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Knox County, Ohio; State of Ohio

Coverage-Temporal

circa 1930

Keywords

Booker T. Washington Club, Mt. Vernon Colored Garden Club, Colored Women's Glee Cluv, Colored Youth Chorus, Court of Calanthe, Twentieth Century Club, Women's Mite Missionary Society of AME Church, Vernon Lodge Order of Eastern Star

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