Title: Florida Federation of Women's Clubs - Historical notes
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Finding Guide: A Guide to the May Mann Jennings Papers
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Title: Florida Federation of Women's Clubs - Historical notes
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Subject: Jennings, May Mann, 1872-1963.
Florida Federation of Women’s Clubs.
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THE PLORIDA FEDERATION O'F' WOMEN'S CLUt~S "

MRS. JOHN G. KELLUM, President............. ................... ............. Tallahassee
SMs. J. RALSTON WELLS, First Vice-President................. -0. 0.]ox 9, Daytona Beach 1
MRS. THURSTON ROBERTS, Second Vice-Prteld'at 1_,04 Elizabeth Place, Jacksonville
MRS. RALPH SMITH, Recording Secretarl 2021 Park. Avenue, Sanford
MRS. JOHNSON,H. PACE,,Treasurer:............................................. .130 N. E. "44 St., Miami
MRS. T. .GREEN, Corresponding Secretary..................... ..................,.......Tallahassee
MRS. JOHN W..DKNS, Audtor.......................................................Fort Lauderdale
MRS. JOHN G. -KELLUt, General Federation Director................. ...............Tallahassee
Depaimment of Conservation & NaturaF Resource,
Water and Waterways Division -
MRS. W. S. JENNINGS, Chburman
1845 N. Main Street
Jacksonville



















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psor o0 E EBFIOP nU wa ~ a CLBm QAvELn-
QES rJ (Srn H.) flatirGerroepepaditg BSeetary P.PN.W.OC.114-1917,
w-tI d ea SM to me that a gavel mae fram amre wod frn el Palm
8tate Pia& t,* *ti the Fend&atlW at this time bad just acquire the
pardianhtip, ahoult be presented as a "tken of pOlls resaMitles of the
founder f the Parkur tat e t *re, W1e3sJe~naIam I talked the
matter ever with In. Jen D. (Jewafnet)wrether sprideaentm tUhe SprS
field Iiprwvemnt Asselatiem of ItekEavillewhbiS Club had spen more the
esanidaer of our presidentatJ Bro her was enthl a anpw sat we pz oeedr
a to sears the proper wood .w beat fSal 3mresa-like Lyslloasumally
allied wild Tmarltnwas shoaeno The weod4 t fine galtned ,resenatlag
maple In eoler and takes hi polth.It is maid by s~alenira te griw as
where else in the lSfted States e eept in the lamedite leset a of R~gy
Palm State pa rk,
When Mrs. Edar (r~se) Lowis vieve president of Seotion Fyive p'
l.dred Floripdherdt of oer m at a taim lshe passed the rwqest for the
wed alsag to ras. A.ELiLt Menrae of Via!i and she in tur a listed Mrsn
T.E,vanas f ewenested ,whe rsara- the wood from L Mr Ieer ,then waean
of the Paitr.ra. Lewia had tw gavels toaeed eut at the novelty all1 at
Ft. Piere and ras. Gj.Abd.ellalse of Eldremand artist In barnt wood ork
designed and beaut tt lly deeoated the two tgavelsj- ne with z qyl palm
and the other with ehrokene mres+a th typical of the deep south/
X seared a gripe satin bag tied with yellow ribbaPathoe Fedotattie
ailer to hold the gav~lsl~a which they were presentedby Mrf. rather ,
In an apprepLate eeramny ea behalf of r her organization to the Preai-
dent of the PF.,W,.GKra. W,...Tenning.,at the opening omettag of the
Twenty -first anual conventisoft the Poteration ,asnet~ig i the Baptist
Chuarh of DeLautd Florida ovemaber 1'7the 1915.
Vp to the above date the Ped nation had no &ffital Gavel and waen
r. ~FJamingat tem of three years was overpaich was the longest any
pre sient has ever served the Fedeationpashe gnotously presented the gavel
with the royal palm tree to hbor euoeesosrAr. d*gr L ewi ,ht be handed
dean fron one preidtat to another as the "#ffietal Gavel of the
detentiten ".It bha served 14 presidents to date and may it ever Ogat it
to be wallttd a a s tblem t the hi&eet type of women pewer for
odt and werld betterment Ana ted a Kia ma.


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