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Two Alpha Gamma Delta Yeomanettes, #amazingsororitywomen, #WHM2017

During World War I, due to the wording of the U.S. Naval Reserve Act of 1916, 11,274 women were permitted to serve as Yeoman (F). The women were more familiarly known as “Yeomanettes.” Two of those Yeomanettes were Alpha Gamma Deltas … Continue reading

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Jeanette Barrows, Alpha Delta Pi, #amazingsororitywomen #WHM2017

Jeanette Virginia Barrows, a charter member of the Alpha Theta Chapter of Alpha Delta Pi at the University of Washington, was one of the more than 30 ADPi members who enlisted to serve in World War I. The women were … 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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Imogen Cunningham, Pi Phi Pioneering Photographer

Imogen Cunningham was a pioneer in the field of photography. She was also a charter member of the Washington Alpha Chapter of Pi Beta Phi. Her interest in photography was aided by the opportunity presented by a Pi Beta Phi … Continue reading

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