Orphans Pleasure and Waller Doll Clubs Records,1910-1950

Descriptive Summary

Title
Orphans Pleasure and Waller Doll Clubs Records,1910-1950
Creator
Orphans Pleasure and Waller Doll Clubs
Extent
22 items
Subjects
Waller, Carrie Erdman, 1856-1923.
Charities-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Charities-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- 20th century.
Child welfare-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- 20th century.
Child welfare-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Orphans-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- 20th century.
Orphans-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Louisville charitable organization led by Carrie Erdman Waller, whose purpose was to raise funds to purchase presents for Louisville orphans. The records are primarily composed of newspaper clippings reporting the 1910 charity ball and concert at the Seelbach Hotel in Louisville. Also included are two photographs from Christmas day, 1910, showing distribution of presents; a program from the 1915 charity ball with photographs and numerous advertisements; and a 17 Dec. 1950 Courier-journal Sunday Magazine article about the clubs