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#WHM – Nora Stanton Blatch Barney, Civil Engineer and KKΓ

Our newspaper carries an “On This Day in History” feature. Today it notes that on March 6, 1906,  Nora Stanton Blatch (Barney) was elected to membership in the American Association of Civil Engineers.  That sounds groundbreaking, and it was, but … Continue reading

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E. Jean Nelson Penfield, KKG, and Carrie Chapman Catt, ΠΒΦ, the Monmouth Duo of Suffragists

Eliza Jean Nelson (Penfield), who was born and raised in Greencastle, Indiana, graduated from DePauw University in 1893. While a student, she became a member of the Iota chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma. She attended the 1891 Panhellenic meeting in … Continue reading

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On Election Day, Let Us Honor Carrie Chapman Catt, a Proud Fraternity Woman!

Today is Election Day. One hundred years ago women did not have the right to vote in presidential elections. A fraternity woman, Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, an Iowa State Pi Beta Phi, was a leading force in the suffrage movement. Catt … Continue reading

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