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1907 Photo of KK members
Back row from left: Ethel Grace Pike, Minnie Rice, ???, Martha Bolton?, Mame Tilden.
Front row: Maude Rice, ???, Winifred Tilden, Dora Rice, Grace Padmore?
This Ames social club for women was founded in 1905 as the Komfort Klub, but later used only the initials “KK.” Members from both town and gown were invited to join and included such recognizable names as: Winifred Tilden, Minnie Rice, Rachel Edgar, Edith Sunderlin, Harriet Adams, Gertrude Herr, Marie Stephens, and Margaret Warning. The club met monthly in members’ homes for programs. Other activities included founding day birthday parties and guest night at which plays and skits were sometimes performed. The club finally disbanded by consensus in 1986 for lack of new members.
Ledger showing dues collected begining in January
Members added in late 1906 and 1907 are added below.
1980 photo of KK members celebrating the 75th anniversary