On Friday, June 17, 2011, the Club welcomed historian Dr. Jennifer Ross-Nazzal of Houston, Texas, author of Winning the West for Women: The Life of Suffragist Emma Smith DeVoe (University of Washington Press).
The 1920s-era parlor of the clubhouse (the Harvard Exit Theatre) was the setting for the talk.
Dr. Ross-Nazzal chatted with guests before her presentation.
Dr. Ross-Nazzal’s book was available for purchase from Elliott Bay Book Company at the talk.
Dr. Ross-Nazzal (center) with fellow WSU grads Adria Shelton (left) and Victoria Miles
Suffragist Emma Smith DeVoe of Tacoma
“A Soldier’s Tribute to Woman,” composed by Henry DeVoe (Emma’s husband)
Dr. Ross-Nazzal also gave a talk at Elliott Bay Book Company while in Seattle.
On Friday, September 16, 2011, historian and Club member Dr. Beverly Beeton
spoke about suffragist Cornelia Templeton Jewett Hatcher,
who was active in both Seattle and Alaska.
Dr. Beeton recounts tales from suffragist Cornelia Hatcher’s eventful life,
in the parlor of the Clubhouse/Harvard Exit Theatre.
Friend of the Club Deb Kim, winner of this month’s raffle prize (a beautiful orchid),
with Kaye Marks, First Vice President of the Club
The Club’s distinguished server for four decades, Michael McCullough,
with longtime member Joan Smith