Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

 

Hayes Garden Club of Fremont
1948

 

LH-281


Introduction

Agency History

Scope and Content

Inventory

Introduction

The Hayes Garden Club donated its records to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in 1996.

Agency History

The Hayes Garden Club of Fremont (Ohio) was organized in 1948, and has existed continuously as a women's civic organization devoted to the stimulation of knowledge and the love of gardening among amateurs and to bring about, through various projects, beautification in the community. Membership is limited to thirty members from which officers are elected annually. Significant community projects undertaken during the course of its existence include: Christmas decorations at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Home, beautification of the YMCA for which the organization received a state award, ongoing care of the the Birchard Public Library grounds, Mayor Mairer Park, and Christmas wreath decorations at the Hayes Presidential Center, the Fremont Post Office, Fremont Memorial Hospital, and the Birchard Public Library.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of minutes as well as scrapbooks compiled by the organization throughout its forty-six year history, comprised of meeting minutes, by-laws, newsclippings and photographs concerning organizational activities, correspondence, programs, contest entries, and county fair award ribbons.

Inventory

Ac. 5392

Papers, Photographs, 1948-1994

 

Box 1

Scrapbooks (Ac.5401):

1948-1953
1954-1961
1962-1975
1962-1976 (Sears Roebuck Civic Beautification Contest)
1975-1980
1980-1983
1983-1987

Minutes:

1976-1984
1984-1994

Box 2

Home and Garden Tour, 1987

Community Enrichment Project, 1987

Scrapbooks:

1987-1989
1989-1991
1991-1993

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