Club Women and the Provision of Local Public Goods

@inproceedings{Lemke2019ClubWA,
  title={Club Women and the Provision of Local Public Goods},
  author={J. Lemke and Julia R. Norgaard},
  year={2019}
}
Despite the variety of legal, political, and social barriers facing women who sought to contribute to public life in the 19th and early 20th centuries in the United States, women’s clubs emerged as prominent contributors to local public goods within their communities. Club women constructed public walkways, managed beautification projects, coordinated fire-fighting services, offered medical and financial relief to poorer community members, advocated for local reforms, and facilitated a variety… Expand

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