Transcripts of full meetings of the council.

Whereas, on January 19th, 1889, twenty-five loyal graduates joined their hands and hearts to place their signatures on the Charter that launched the Alumnae Association of the Girls' High and Normal School of Philadelphia, the name of the school at that time. A framed copy of this Charter, with its beautiful calligraphy and handwritten signatures, adorn the wall of the Alumnae Room of the school at Broad and Olney, which is across from the 9th District. In the Charter, the founders stated their objectives, and I quote, The purpose for which the Association is formed is the cultivation of social relations among the graduates of the Girls' High and Normal School of Philadelphia and the promotion of the best interests of the said school and the furthering of all efforts for the enlargement of opportunities for women; and

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