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Minutes of the Portsmouth, Virginia, branch of The Needlework Guild of America, 1914-1966 (inclusive)

This collection consists of a minute book and various reports to headquarters for the Portsmouth, Virginia, branch of The Needlework Guild of America. It is housed in the Esther M. Wilson Memorial Local History Room at the Portsmouth Public Library, Portsmouth, Virginia. For more information, visit www.portsmouthpubliclibrary.org.

The Needlework Guild of America was established in 1885 and incorporated in 1896 in Philadelphia, PA. The intent of the organization was, and continues to be, the collection of new garmets, linens, and personal care products for distribution to those in need.

Digitization of the materials in this collection was made possible with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.