Cage 743

Henrietta Reifler

Presentation papers, 1978

Acquisition And Processing Information

This collection was processed in 2009 by Lisa Sikkink.

Extent/Quantity Information

Number of Containers: 1

Linear Feet of Shelf Space: .5

Collection Description

This collection consists of photographs (slides and prints) and brief biographies prepared by Henrietta Reifler for a presentation, "Women of, in, and from Eastern Washington State," featuring 25 women from the region. Reifler gave the presentation at the 1978 Washington Library Association conference.

Collection Arrangement

The collection is arranged in two series:

Series 1: Biographies and photographs (prints). Arranged alphabetically by surname.
Series 2: Presentation slides. In original presentation order (alphabetical by surname).


Women -- Washington (State) -- History


This collection is open and available for research use. Copyright restrictions apply.

Preferred Citation

The suggested citation for the collection is:

[Item Description]
Henrietta Reifler presentation papers, 1978
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Washington State University Libraries
Pullman, WA


Documents are in English.

Container List:

Box Folder Description
    Series 1: Biographies and photographs
1 1 Introductory material
  2 Mary Williamson Avery, "Noted regional historian and archivist"
  3 Lenna Baird, "Red Cross canteen captain"
  4 Ella Elizabeth Clark, "A woman of many talents"
  5 Helen Compton, "Maverick university president's wife"
  6 Zephorina Cosgrove, "Washington State's sixth first lady, from Pomeroy"
  7 Lucile Olive Davis Dana, "Pioneer historian"
  8 Mary Ann Shoemaker Davis (Cashup), "Pioneer farmer's wife and mother of eleven"
  9 Hermine Duthie Decker, "Vancouver's first lady of the theater"
  10 Sonora Louise Dodd, "The founder of Father's Day"
  11 Nancy Evans, "Washington State's sixteenth first lady, from Spokane"
  12 Xerpha Gaines, "Expert in Weeds"
  13 Lizzie Hay, "Washington State's seventh first lady, from Wilbur"
  14 Catherine Henry Herron, "Sagebrush schoolmarm"
  15 Lulu Haskell Holmes, "Dean of Women"
  16 Reba J. Hurn, "First woman senator of Washington State"
  17 May Arkwright Hutton, "Early Women's Libber"
  18 Florida Virginia Hill James, "Collector of memorabilia"
  19 Alice Carey Traver Libby Kennedy, "Compiler of scrapbooks"
  20 Margaret Mulligan Martin, "Washington's eleventh first lady, from Cheney"
  21 Catherine Dean Barnes May, "Congresswoman from Yakima"
  22 Mary Snkaiuse Moses, "Wife, confidante, and counselor of Chief Moses"
  23 Mourning Dove, "Author and champion of American Indian rights"
  24 Velma Phillips, "Noted home economist"
  25 Irene Potter, "Benefactress of students"
  26 Josephine Corliss Preston, "Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1913-1929"
    Series 2: Presentation slides
  27 Presentation slides
  28 Processing file