GFWC History Timeline : 1868-2009
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1900 - Traveling libraries with small rotating collections are sent to rural communities. GFWC President Rebecca Douglas Lowe (1898-1902) remarked at the Fifth Biennial in June 1900, "The most powerful weapon of this crusade for universal education has been the traveling library, . . .which the clubs and State Federations have adopted with a unanimity which attested its value in all localities and under all conditions."

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