Woman’s Union – Meeting Minutes Dec 12, 1922 (Inter Racial Committee Program)

December 12th the Union met with Mrs. Greene 88 Lucile Ave.

After our usual opening prayer, the minutes were read and accepted.

The treasurer’s report showing a balance Dec 1st of $53.07 was approved after which the treasurer gave a tentative report from the Bazaar which apparently would net $35.00 and the same in regard to Xmas cards showed a probable $42.00.

Voted that the treasurer be empowered to pay the Union dues to the Travellers’ Aid, Crippled Children’s Home and the Home for the Friendless also that $90.00 for the remainder of our pledge to the church.

The president appointed a nominating committee consisting of Mrs. Keirn, Mrs. Gaylord and Mrs. Stanford and a program committee consisting of Mrs. Edwards, Mrs. Jones, and Mrs. May.

Voted that the corresponding secretary be instructed to write to Mrs. Hamilton Douglas expressing the sympathy of the Union. (Archivist Note: Mrs. Douglas’s husband, Dean of the Atlanta Law School died at his home on December 18, 1922. Per the account in the Atlanta paper The Constitution dated December 19, 1922 funeral services were held at the Liberal Christian Church. Rev. John W. Rowland officiated and interment was made in West View Cemetery.)

Voted that the president appoint a committee to consider further what the Union may do in regard to the Girls Detention House with special recommendation that something be done for the girls at Xmas. Committee as appointed Mrs. Greene and Mrs. Jones.

After lunch, Mr. Elnager, Field Secretary of the Georgia Inter-racial Committee gave an address of great interest explaining the aims of his committee.

Elizabeth B. Greene, Rec. Sec.

Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 60 Folder: 04
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA