- Woman’s Club 1912 Spokesman Review “Secrets of Spokane Woman’s Club Allurement Discovered and Divulged by Merciless Males” plus scan the paper for a look at Spokane news, classifieds and fashion.
- 1940 Womans Club SR Story “Wives to See Spouses Act” [In a male only wedding enactment!]
- History 1910 Spokane Womans Club Cottage (Autosaved)
- History Club Day Nursery Project 1910
- History Early 20th Century Community Events
- History Early 20th Century WCS club details
- History 1928 Clubhouse Expansion
Spokane Woman’s Club began to organize.
Woman”s Club of Spokane officially organized. 3000 “shares” were sold at $10 apiece to fund the new club.
The club affiliated with the GFWC
General Federation of Women’s Clubs
Womans Club Articles of Incorporation filed with the state of Washington, 6 years prior to the formation of the IRS.
November 8, 1910
State of Washington
The ladies of Washington State won the right to vote by a landslide [and remember only men got to vote in this election].
Dec 5, 1910
First meeting in the newly built original “cottage clubhouse”.
The clubhouse was built specifically for the Spokane Womans Club.
Nov 5, 1928
Date of dedication of clubhouse expansion designed by architect Gustav Pehrson.
The expansion added a Ballroom/Little Theater and a basement Gymnasium.
The club house was built for women’s education classes, community events, family gatherings, and meetings.
Club house mortgage completely paid off
Housed a Spokane School District kindergarten baby-boomer overflow. The gymnasium floor was paved with 4″ deep concrete and a forced air gas furnace was installed to accommodate this classroom space.
Clubhouse placed on National, State and Local Historic Places Listing for architectural significance
December 5, 2010
100th anniversary of the first meeting of the Spokane Womans Club in their newly built clubhouse.
Woman’s Club Articles of Incorporation revised post-IRS
Be a part of Spokane history. Rent a hall in our facility and enjoy the unique ambiance of our club house built for community events, family gatherings, classes and meetings.
This is the original GFWC Washington State President’s Apple Gavel, carved from a piece of apple wood, right here in Spokane, Washington