Who's who Among Minnesota Women: A History of Woman's Work in Minnesota from Pioneer Days to Date, Told in Biographies, Memorials and Records of Organizations
M.D. Foster, 1924 - Minnesota - 380 pages
Brief biographies of Minnesota women as well as entries for women's organizations and clubs, such as The Guild of Catholic Women - St. Paul, Minnesota Federation of Women's Clubs, and the St. Cloud Reading Room Society. Includes a list of women playwrights and authors of Minnesota: p. 256-257.
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