National Society United States Daughters of 1812, State of Connecticut, Headquarters New Haven. Mrs. Ogden W. White, First Vice President.
Note: The National Society United States Daughters of 1812, still in existence today, is the group which pushed for acceptance of the "Star Spangled Banner" as the National Anthem of the United States. The national office in Washington, D.C. features the 1812 Memorial Library and a Museum.
From the card:
The Summer Meeting will be held Wednesday, June 13th, 1928, at Boxwood Manor, Old Lyme, Connecticut.
Luncheon at 1 P.M.; tickets $1.50. Members may bring guests
Meeting at 2 P.M,, followed by visits to gardens, "Christopher Wren" church, library.
Hostesses of the day:
Mrs. Louis P. Allyn
Mrs. Charles W. Morley
Mrs. Wallace A. Phillips
Mrs. Albert Haley
Mrs. Samuel Z. Chesebro
Mrs. LeR. McI. Ludwig
Kindly acknowledge with check to Mrs. Clarence O. Lister, 910 Stratford Ave, Bridgeport, Connecticut, by June 8th.
Shore Line Trolley leaves in front of New Haven Railroad Station at 9:30 A.M., E.S. T., and every hour afterward, connecting at Clinton with Bus which passes the Boxwood Manor.
- Mrs. Ogden W. White - presumably Edna May (Battersby) White (1885-1962), wife of Ogden Watson White (1877-1930)
- Mrs. Louis P. Allyn - presumably Emily Fenner (Maxson) Allyn (1855-1943), wife of Louis P. Allyn (1852-1938)
- Mrs. Charles W. Morley - perhaps Eliza Jane Warren (Peck) Morley (1856-1938), wife of Charles Wesley Morley (1850-1895)
- Mrs. Wallace A. Phillips - perhaps Abby L. (Babcock) Phillips (1865-1939), wife of Wallace A. Phillips (1858-1936)
- Mrs. Albert Haley - possibly Catherine (Haley) Haley (1849-1929), wife of Albert Haley (1845-1901) or Kate M. (Mitchell) Haley (1871-1949), wife of Albert A. Haley (1870-1938)
- Mrs. Samuel Z. Chesbro - presumably Lucy (Haley) Chesebro (1877-1953), second wife of Samuel Z. Chesebro. Lucy was the daughter of Catherine (Haley) Haley and Albert Haley mentioned above.
- Mrs. LeR. McI. Ludwig - presumably Bessie (Hancox) Ludwig (1855-1930), second wife of LeRoy McIntyre Ludwig (1848-1905)
- Mrs. Clarence O. Lister - presumably Lela Verne Nichols (1890-1981), wife of Clarence Osborn Lister (1895-1971)
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