TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Institutional History

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Scrapbooks

Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge - Dallas Chapter



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library
1515 Young St
Dallas, TX 75201
Creator: Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge - Dallas Chapter
Title: Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge - Dallas Chapter
Dates: 1970-2005
Quantity: 4 Boxes, 3.20 linear feet
Accession No.: MA97-4
Language: The records are in English.

Institutional History

The Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge was created in 1949 as an educational organization to promote patriotism and conservative ideals. It offers a variety of programs for teachers and students to "gain a greater awareness and appreciation of the principles and responsibilities of a free and democratic society." Local chapters affiliated with the Freedoms Foundation support the objectives, national awards programs and classes of the foundation. Dallas formed its own chapter on September 17, 1970 with its first awards presentation on May 15, 1971.

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains minutes of the board of directors for the Dallas Chapter of the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge from 1975 to 1984. Three scrapbooks created by the chapter document its activities and contain press clippings, photographs, awards materials and national Freedoms Foundation material.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Organizations:

Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge - Dallas Chapter

Places:

Dallas (Tex.) and Valley Forge, (Penn.)

Subjects:

Women--Texas--Dallas--Societies and clubs

Titles:

Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge - Dallas Chapter

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA97-4 Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. Dallas Chapter, Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Processing Information

Processed by Joyce Higgins, M.S.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

1 1 History: Listing of Presidents (1971-2005)
2 Annual Report and Booklets 1975-1976
3 Awards Luncheon 1971-1972
4 Awards Luncheon 1973
5 Awards Luncheon April 15, 1975
6 Awards Luncheon April 15, 1975
7 Awards Presentation Dinner, national February 17, 1975
8 Certificates of Awards
9 Charter Membership Roster 1971-1999
10 Correspondence 1972-1974
11 Correspondence 1975
12 Dallas County Heritage Society, Inc. 1973
13 Editorials, Program and Articles 1960, 1972-1974, 1976, 1979, undated
14 Education Committee: Celebrate American Day 1975
15 Education Committee: Dallas American Revolution Bicentennial Corporation 1975
16 Executive Board Meeting September 10, 1974
17 Executive Committee Meetings 1973-1995
18 Fall Festival Meeting 1973
19 Fall Festival Meeting 1974
20 George Washington Birthday Luncheon February 22,1974
21 George Washington Birthday Luncheon February 21,1975
22 Manual of Procedures 1981
23 Meetings and Luncheons: Bicentennial Benefit 29 April 1975, 19 June 1975)
2 1 Minutes Board Meeting 1989-1984
2 Minutes Board Meeting 1995-1990
3 Minutes Board Meeting 1996-1997
4 Minutes Board Meeting 1997-1998
5 Newspaper Clippings 1982 and 1991
6 Photograph (board members?) undated
7 Print with red mat of statue of George Washington Praying at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania 1981-1982
8 Reports 1973 and 1975
9 Reports from Valley Forge, copy of letter from Ronald Reagan 1972-1989
10 Reports from Dallas Chapter 1988-1991
11 Resources and Notes for Speeches 1973-1991
12 Women's Chapter Manual and Bylaws 1973
13 Women's Chapter Representatives'Meeting May 6-10, 1973
14 Women's Chapter Representatives'Meeting May 5-9, 1974
15 Bylaws for Los Angeles County Women's Center 1972
6 1 Executive Board Meeting 1975
2 Executive Board Meeting 1975-1976
2 Executive Board Meeting 1975-1976
3 Executive Board Meeting 1976-1977
4 Minutes 1977-1978
5 Minutes 1978-1979
6 Minutes 1979-1980
7 Minutes 1980-1981
8 Minutes 1981-1982
9 Minutes 1983-1984
Scrapbooks
3 Scrapbook 7 Dallas Chapter Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge: Jill Foster President 1991-1993
4 Scrapbook 1 Presidents Mrs. William Nicol (Clarice); Mrs. Clarence A. Guittard (Mary Lou) 1970-1975
Scrapbook 2 Presidents Mrs. Hawkins Golden (Margaret); Mrs Jacke Cole (Barbara); Mrs. W. Lewellyn Powell (Billie); and Mrs. Power 1976-1980
Scrapbook 3 President Jill Foster 1991-1993
5 Scrapbook 4 President Mrs. Theodore J Kreatschman (Doris) 1985-1987
Scrapbook 5 President Mrs. Charles R. Symonds (Emma Lou); Mrs. Frank Ottmers (Pat); Mrs. W. Morris Wallace (Christine) 1987-1991
Scrapbook 6 President Mrs. W. Morris Wallace (Christine); Mrs. A. Douglas Foster (Jill) 1989-1993