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Dorothy Canfield Fisher and the “Kappa Aunts” on KKΓ’s Founders’ Day

Happy Founders’ Day, Kappa Kappa Gamma. Kappa Kappa Gamma’s founders are Mary Moore “Minnie” Stewart, Anna Elizabeth Willits, Susan Burley Walker, Hanna Jeanette “Jennie” Boyd, Mary Louise “Lou” Bennett,  and Martha Louisa “Lou” Stevenson. Some of the founders recalled that the … Continue reading

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Oh, Those Olympians!

The list of Olympians who are members of fraternity and sororities has been updated several times since it was first posted. It’s at http://wp.me/p20I1i-2Dv. I appreciate the emails that came my way about GLO members who weren’t yet recognized.  Sister Madonna … Continue reading

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#WHM – Phi Mu’s Jerrie Mock, Aviator Extraordinaire

Yesterday was Phi Mu’s Founders’ Day. Due to unforeseen circumstances, I was unable to get a post together in time. I know I am a day late in my greetings, but it is nonetheless sincere. I hope it was a … Continue reading

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ZBT – the Last Fraternity Founders’ Day of the Year

Does anyone else find it fitting that the last GLO founding date of the year belongs to Zeta Beta Tau whose name starts with the last letter of the alphabet? Zeta Beta Tau was created on December 29, 1898 when … Continue reading

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Off on Tangents – Zarzoliers and a Photo on eBay

Last night, I received an e-mail question and a facebook message. Both set me off on some research and led me to write this post. The first question was about a member of the Pi Phi chapter at Ohio State. … Continue reading

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Ivy Kellerman Reed, Ph.D., Tri Delta, Ardent Esperantist

Among the women in attendance at the first National Panhellenic Conference meeting in Chicago in May 1902 was Tri Delta’s representative, “Miss Kellerman,” as noted on the postcard that Margaret Mason Whitney sent to the delegates (see picture below). An … Continue reading

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