Lou Ella (Mrs. W. W.) Jones Administration 1911-1913

Biography

While Jones was in office as President of the Woman’s Monday Club:

  • Club held seat on Board of Commissioners for Corpus Christi Library site
  • Presented Baby Grand Piano to Corpus Christi High School in the Summer of 1911
  • Club sponsored concerts to raise money for the “piano fund” benefiting the 1911 gift to Corpus Christ High School
  • Club sponsored the play “Texas Under Six Flags” to raise money for the “piano fund”
  • Club gave reception to public school teachers
  • Club published first “Study Program” for 1912-1913
  • Club meets with other federated clubs from the area to discuss the Fifth District Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs meeting in Gonzales, area clubs in attendance included Woman’s Literary Club of Kingsville, The Rosetta Club of Beeville, The Woman’s Club of Aransas Pass, The Woman’s Country Club of Normanna and Corpus Christi clubs The Altrurian Club, The Cosmos Club, The La Retama Club, The Harmony Club, The South Bluff Civic Club and The City Federation of Corpus Christi
  • General Federation President Anna J. Hardwicke (Mrs. Percy V.) Pennybacker endorsed the Woman’s Monday Club
  • Club studies included: Southern History and Literature including The Missouri Compromise, Stories by Uncle Remus; Modern Drama including “Elizabeth as the Patron of the Drama and Literature,” and George Edward Bulwer-Lytton; The Playground Movement, Modern Appliances, The Prevention of Blindness Among Infants
 

Compiled by Jessica Brannon-Wranosky

Source: Woman's Monday Club  1897-1949 Scrapbook #1, p.13

 

W. W. Jones

 


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