Music: Federated Clubs

At the last Chicago's World Fair (1893) the first convention of women's music clubs was assembled through the efforts of Mrs. Theodore Thomas, wife of the conductor. Four years later, inspired by this start, six women met in New York City, laid the foundation of the now national Federation of Music Clubs. In Boston last week this Federation held its 16th biennial convention with 3,000 delegates representing clubs in every State and also Alaska, Hawaii. Programs featured all branches of musical activity, every musical phase of civic, social, home, school, church...

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