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RCA 100 Anniversary Celebration Speech

The Ebell celebrated 100 years of supporting charities that assist women and children with the announcement of a $10,000 donation to the RCA fund from Ebell member Olivia Headley and her eponymous foundation. The party continued with a delicious luncheon, and thoughtful speeches from Dr. Stephany Powell, Executive Director of Journey Out, one of the… Continue reading RCA 100 Anniversary Celebration Speech

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This Month in Ebell History: Aprils in the Early Ebell

by Loyce Braun By April 1916, the Ebell offered classes in 12 departments including the perennial favorites Browning, Shakespeare, Parliamentary Law and Civics, and Bible Studies.  Added that year was California History and Landmarks, which on April 13 presented “Reminiscences of John C. Fremont and Mrs. Fremont” by their daughter Elizabeth Fremont.  It is startling… Continue reading This Month in Ebell History: Aprils in the Early Ebell

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This Month in Ebell History: March 1896

by Loyce Braun In March of 1896, the nicely printed little Ebell Bulletin features an essay asking the question, “What Is The Ebell?”  “The Ebell,” the writer says, “stands for logical reasoning and correct thinking, for the betterment of uplifting of women, in its broadest and strictest sense an organization for improvement of educated women,… Continue reading This Month in Ebell History: March 1896

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This Month in Ebell History: February 1929

by Loyce Braun The full-size glossy issue of the Ebell Magazine in February 1929 contained a particularly interesting submission from Mrs. Long, Theatre Chair, who describes the challenges facing our “Broadway style,” 1,200 seat theatre, which was then known as The Windsor Square Theatre.  The venue, planned both to accommodate the large crowds attending Ebell’s… Continue reading This Month in Ebell History: February 1929