Informational booklet about the Ladies' Garden Club of Athens, Georgia, the nation's first such organization.
Ladies’ Garden Club publication, Small Collections, Heritage Room, Athens-Clarke County Library
Founded in 1891, the Ladies’ Garden Club billed itself as nation’s first garden club. The Garden Club of Georgia, founded in 1928 in Atlanta, led efforts to construct a memorial to the twelve original members of the Athens club. It would become the Founders Memorial Garden, completed in 1946.
This copy is from the sixth edition of the publication, 1976. The original publication date is not provided. The newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items span the years, 1891-1966.
Cothran, James R. “Garden Club of Georgia.” New Georgia Encyclopedia, 2002.
"About Us: History of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc." The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., https://gardenclub.uga.edu/history.html.