Aileen H. Clyde 20th Century Women's Legacy Archive: Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce
Collection subjects include:
Service organization for business and professional women. The Salt Lake City chapter was founded in 1923.
Ruth Gilchrist Bracy
Bracy (1914-2014) was was active in business for many decades, first at Wolfe's Department Store, and then with her husband Bill at Bracy Enterprises. After his death in 1973, she founded Bracy Brass Rubbing Center.
In 1977 Burton co-founded, with Ann Berman, The King's English Bookstore located at 1500 South and 1500 East in Salt Lake City, Utah. After Berman left the bookstore in 1981, Burton ran the store alone until 1988 when Barbara Hoagland became co-owner. She was a founding member of the Salt Lake Vest Pocket Business Coalition and was the co-founder and chair of Local First Utah.
Vontella Hess Buchholz Kimball
Vontella was a great-granddaughter of Heber C. Kimball, a noted pioneer of the Mormon Church. Vontella married S. H. Buchholz in 1926. She married Richard H. Kimball in 1938. When Vontella was seventeen years of age she enrolled at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and was employed in the cosmetics department of Auerbach's, a local department store. Because of her talents and with the help of her mentor, Helena Rubenstein, she was sent to New York City to 29 learn more about the make-up industry and later became the national education director of a large cosmetic firm called Tussy Cosmetic.
- Vontella Hess Buchholz Kimball papers finding aid
- Vontella Hess Bucholz Kimball photograph collection finding aid
- Digitized photographs
Susan R. Madsen
Professor of Leadership and Ethics at the Woodbury School of Business at Utah Valley University. Her research and teaching gravitates heavily around the subject of women leadership development.
Natalie C. McMurrin
Natalie Cotterell McMurrin (b. 1914) was born in American Falls, Idaho. She is the wife of Sterling M. McMurrin, former United States Commissioner of Education under the Kennedy administration.
Doris S. Melich
Melich was affiliated with the National Arthritis Foundation, the National Assistance League, the Utah Girl Scouts Council, the Utah Opera and Ballet Guilds, the American Association of University Women, and the Women's Republican Club of Salt Lake.
She was the Executive Director of the Women’s Business Center of Salt Lake City and the President of the American Association of University Women Utah chapter. She founded and owned Nancy Mitchell consulting. She served as secretary on the board of trustees of the Utah Health Policy Project.
Emilie and Adrien Segil were hat designers who opened a women’s clothing store in Salt Lake City in the 1960s.
- Adrien and Emilie Segil papers finding aid
- Adrien and Emilie Segil photograph collection finding aid
Utah's first Business and Professional Women's Club was organized in Salt Lake City in 1913 and gained national recognition as a federation in 1923. Members of the federation have helped preserve Cove Fort and the Old State House in Fillmore, helped defeat the discriminatory "Working Wives Bill," supported the United Service Organization, worked on labor-law reform, and allied themselves with the country's youth through various activities, among many other things.