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Sallie Southall Cotten felt that together women could achieve great things. In 1899, she organized the End of the Century Club in Greenville for women to discuss books and sponsor community service projects. In 1902, she was a force in founding the North Carolina Federation of Women's Clubs, an organization that enabled women statewide to speak as a group for public school improvement, prison reform, and aid to the poor and elderly.
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4414
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For women, opportunities beyond the home were limited in 1900 to such jobs as seamstress, teacher, or store clerk. After marriage most women could look forward to a life of keeping house and raising their families. This could be a challenge since they lacked the modern household conveniences of today. Washing clothes could be an all day job, for example. In 1900, women were starting a century that would dramatically transform their lives.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 39 Issue 1, Fall 1999, p10-12, il
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21356
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An examination of the North Carolina branch of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) which, like the national organization, sought to combat alcohol, prostitution, promiscuity, and any other threats to morality and the moral way of life.
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