Learn about historic women of Champaign County


This early 1900s photo submitted by the Champaign County Historical Society is of a group that had just taken the Boxwell-Patterson Examination. The topic will be “Notable Women of Champaign County” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, when the Historical Society’s museum hosts a Soroptimist International of Urbana meeting, during which Gloria Malone, Champaign County Library’s reference librarian, will share stories of historic women of the county, from the first female prosecutor in the state to a woman repeatedly arrested for selling beer on Sunday. The museum and program are open to the public, and prospective members particularly are invited. Founded in 1921, Soroptimist International is a volunteer service organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world. <em>The Champaign County Historical Society is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization that preserves, protects, archives and displays the artifacts that tell the Champaign County story and provides a free public museum located at 809 East Lawn Ave., Urbana. The museum is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.</em>

This early 1900s photo submitted by the Champaign County Historical Society is of a group that had just taken the Boxwell-Patterson Examination. The topic will be “Notable Women of Champaign County” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, when the Historical Society’s museum hosts a Soroptimist International of Urbana meeting, during which Gloria Malone, Champaign County Library’s reference librarian, will share stories of historic women of the county, from the first female prosecutor in the state to a woman repeatedly arrested for selling beer on Sunday. The museum and program are open to the public, and prospective members particularly are invited. Founded in 1921, Soroptimist International is a volunteer service organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world. The Champaign County Historical Society is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization that preserves, protects, archives and displays the artifacts that tell the Champaign County story and provides a free public museum located at 809 East Lawn Ave., Urbana. The museum is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.


Photo courtesy of the Champaign County Historical Society

This early 1900s photo submitted by the Champaign County Historical Society is of a group that had just taken the Boxwell-Patterson Examination. The topic will be “Notable Women of Champaign County” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, when the Historical Society’s museum hosts a Soroptimist International of Urbana meeting, during which Gloria Malone, Champaign County Library’s reference librarian, will share stories of historic women of the county, from the first female prosecutor in the state to a woman repeatedly arrested for selling beer on Sunday. The museum and program are open to the public, and prospective members particularly are invited. Founded in 1921, Soroptimist International is a volunteer service organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world. The Champaign County Historical Society is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization that preserves, protects, archives and displays the artifacts that tell the Champaign County story and provides a free public museum located at 809 East Lawn Ave., Urbana. The museum is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.

This early 1900s photo submitted by the Champaign County Historical Society is of a group that had just taken the Boxwell-Patterson Examination. The topic will be “Notable Women of Champaign County” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, when the Historical Society’s museum hosts a Soroptimist International of Urbana meeting, during which Gloria Malone, Champaign County Library’s reference librarian, will share stories of historic women of the county, from the first female prosecutor in the state to a woman repeatedly arrested for selling beer on Sunday. The museum and program are open to the public, and prospective members particularly are invited. Founded in 1921, Soroptimist International is a volunteer service organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world. The Champaign County Historical Society is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization that preserves, protects, archives and displays the artifacts that tell the Champaign County story and provides a free public museum located at 809 East Lawn Ave., Urbana. The museum is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2018/11/web1_foto.jpgThis early 1900s photo submitted by the Champaign County Historical Society is of a group that had just taken the Boxwell-Patterson Examination. The topic will be “Notable Women of Champaign County” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, when the Historical Society’s museum hosts a Soroptimist International of Urbana meeting, during which Gloria Malone, Champaign County Library’s reference librarian, will share stories of historic women of the county, from the first female prosecutor in the state to a woman repeatedly arrested for selling beer on Sunday. The museum and program are open to the public, and prospective members particularly are invited. Founded in 1921, Soroptimist International is a volunteer service organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world. The Champaign County Historical Society is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization that preserves, protects, archives and displays the artifacts that tell the Champaign County story and provides a free public museum located at 809 East Lawn Ave., Urbana. The museum is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Photo courtesy of the Champaign County Historical Society