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THIRTY-SEVENTH SESSION - PHILADELPHIA - JUNE 1931

 

Carrie M. Criswell

Worthy Grand Matron

1930 - 1931

Harry R. Grahm

Worthy Grand Patron

1930 - 1931

 

466 CHAPTERS

MEMBERSHIP - 92,746

LARGEST CHAPTER - ORIENT #35 - 662 MEMBERS

MOST INITIATIONS - PRISCILLA #64 - 50 MEMBERS

SISTER CARRIE M. CRESWELL, W.G.M. TOOK HER STATION AT 8:30 AM, THURSDAY, AND WITH THE EXCEPTION OF TEN MINUTES, DID NOT LEAVE HER STATION UNTIL 4:00 AM, FRIDAY. WHEN THE GAVEL WAS PRESENTED TO SISTER JANE ROBERTS TO INSTALL SISTER DAVENPORT AND HER OFFICERS, THE TIME WAS CONSUMED ADOPTING A NEW SET OF GRAND CHAPTER BY-LAWS.

A MARVELOUS MUSICAL PRODUCTION, COMPOSED OF ALL VICTOR HERBERT, WAS PRESENTED BY MEMBERS OF THE VARIOUS CHAPTERS IN PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITY. THERE WERE 6000 PEOPLE IN ATTENDANCE AND IT TOOK PLACE IN THE PHILADELPHIA METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE.

ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS WAS A TOUR THROUGH WANAMAKERS DEPARTMENT STORE.

 

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