2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

 

The Woman’s Century Club enjoyed a presentation by guest speaker David B. Williams at our September meeting. David uses his education and experience as a geologist to write about the interaction between people and the natural world. He discussed his newest book, “Too High and Too Steep: Reshaping Seattle’s Topography.” David is pictured here with Club member, Michele Genthon, who introduced him.

Final David Williams


Thursday, September 10, 2015

Members Only Event – Sneak Preview of the film “Suffragette,” starring Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, and Meryl Streep, at the SIFF Uptown.  Question and answer period with director Sarah Gavron afterward.

 

Suffragette


Saturday, July 18, 2015

Members Only Event – Private tour of the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) exhibit, American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition.

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Women’s Christian Temperance League banners.

WCC temperance

Woman’s Century Club members enjoy the tour!

Our guide

Our tour guide, Meris Mullaley, MOHAI Adult Public Programs Assistant.

Carrie Nation

Carrie Nation (1846-1911), a radical member of the temperance movement, was known for attacking saloon bars with a hatchet!

Carrie Nation's ax

One of Carrie’s hatchets.

WCC line up!

Members of the Woman’s Century Club pose with Meyer Lansky, Al Capone, and Lucky Luciano.

 

 

Friday, June 19, 2015

Guest speaker Arielle Lawson of Capitol Hill EcoDistrict.  Capitol Hill EcoDistrict is a neighborhood-based sustainability initiative led by Capitol Hill Housing.

Cap Hill EcoDistrict

 

 

Monday, June 15, 2015

Members Only Event – Private tour of the Imogen Cunningham photography exhibit at Cornish College of the Arts.  Tour led by Visual Arts Librarian and exhibit curator Bridget Nowlin.

Sign Cunningham Photos

 

Bridget 1

 

Cunningham Tour 4

 

WCC 2

 

 

 

Friday, May 15, 2015
 “May Breakfast” – Special location: The Stimson-Green Mansion, 1204 Minor Avenue, Seattle 

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Members and guests enjoy a delicious luncheon prepared by member Judy Suhr and served in the library of the Stimson-Green mansion.

Luncheon in library 3

Luncheon in library 2

Michael Kitchen

The Club’s butler and go-to man, Michael McCullough. This was Michael’s last event with the Woman’s Century Club. He is retiring, after 43 years with the Club.

New members

New members L to R: Michele Genthon, Sara Patton, and Cindy Hughes, receive their white roses and are welcomed into the Club.

 

 

 

Friday, April  17, 2015
Guest speaker Chris Veltri, Development Associate at Ryther Child Center.

Ryther

Chris Veltri with Mimi Sheridan, President (left) and Patty Moe, Treasurer (right).
WCC Audience 2

 

 

Friday, March 20, 2015
Dr. Amy Peloff, Affiliate Assistant Professor of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Washington, spoke on non-traditional feminist Erma Bombeck in a presentation titled, This Bridge Called My Vacuum: Creating Space for Housewives in Second Wave Feminism.

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Dr. Amy Peloff.  Photo by Cynthia Anderson.

Saundra & Amy

Saundra Magnussen Martin, Corresponding Secretary, with speaker Amy Peloff.