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Columbian Club
Audubon, Iowa - Charter Members

The Columbian Club was organized October 12, 1892 to assist the State of Iowa in making "a credible display" for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

Charter members of the Columbian Club:

Mrs. Charles Van GorderAgnes R. Stotts
Mrs. Charles StuartMrs. Jim Consigny
Mrs. J. A. NashMrs. Belle Smith
Mrs. Frank GleasonMrs. A. F. Armstrong
Mrs. S. D. ThayerMrs. R. A. Smith
Mrs. Byron S. PhelpsMrs. Frank Watts
Mrs. F. B. BradleyMrs. J. A. Overholtzer
Mrs. I. JamesMrs. James Chandler
Mrs. G. B. RussellMrs. H. U. Funk
Mrs. W. R. GreenMrs. Theo. Myers
Mrs. Dr. ClarkMrs. Dr. A. L. Brooks
Mrs. Dr. C. W. De MotteMiss Ella Stearns
Mrs. D. E. SoarMiss Lydia Turner
Mrs. Ed VandenburgMiss Sara Green
Mrs. S. J. VanScoyMiss Farmer

Transcribed by Cheryl Siebrass, April, 2016 from Recipes & Reflections: A Celebration of 100 Years of Good Cooking, Audubon, Iowa, 1991, pg. 399. This cookbook was published in support of the Audubon Public Library, and it contains a complete reprint of the 1898 Columbian Club Cookbook. Page 397 is a reprint of the original cover of the 1898 cookbook, followed by a full-page advertisement for The Commercial Bank of Leet & Co. and a 2 page history of the Columbian Club, and then a complete reprint of the 1898 cookbook.

The Columbian Club Cookbook was published in Audubon, Iowa in 1898, compiled and edited by Mrs. R. M. Carpenter and Mrs. B. S. Phelps. A complete name index from the 1898 cookbook will be added in the future.


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