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Catalog Number 00948.005
Object Name Photograph
Description Photo, Georgia W. McClellan
Full name is Georgeanna Wade McClellan (1841-1927), a native of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Married to John McClellan in about 1862. Lived in Denison, Crawford County beginning about 1866.
Iowa leader of Iowa Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) about 1900.

"The twenty-ninth annual convention of the Women's Christian Temperance Union is in progress at the University Place Church of Christ. The stale officers and the heads of departments from all over the state are present. The officers of the state union are: President, Mrs. Georgia Wade McClellan of Denison; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Etta B. Hurford, Indianola…"
(Des Moines Daily News, October 7, 1902, see file)

Part of a collection Presented February 23, 1956.
"this cabinet and all contents are gifts from Marie L. Basham, Des Moines, Iowa, National President 1922-1923, Women's Relief Corps, Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic with the thought of perpetuating the memory of the soldiers of the Civil Wa 1861-1865"
Source Basham, Marie
Received Date 02/23/1956
Collection Women's Relief Corps