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Girls' Clubs of America Membership Pin

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Girls' Clubs of America, Inc Charm

10 Year Anniversary Girls' Clubs of America Pin

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Girls' Clubs of America

Founder: Rachel Harris Johnson

Started: 1945

Also known as:

  • National Girls Clubs of America

  • Girls Clubs of America, Inc.

Name Change - 1990 to Girls, Inc.

Official Start: May 18,1945, when 19 Girls Clubs combined placing the founder, Rachael H Johnson (1888-1983) in charge. This group, in 1952, started the Young Homemaker of the Year Award Program. Name changed to Girls Inc.: 1990 and continues today.

Program DID NOT merge with Boys' Clubs of America.

Although they left behind several nice pins,

there's not much more.

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Those Girls Clubs of America lucky enough to have a pool apparently gave swimming lessons!

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"The Bulletin" of the Girls Clubs of America, featuring on the cover Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower, honorary Chairman, and containing the Annual Report for 1954.