Who were the ladies who compiled the 1957 B. & P. W. scrapbook, from which so much material has been shown on this site? It’s impossible to say for certain, but a reasonably good clue can be found in an article which appeared in the June 14, 1956, edition of the Lafayette County Democrat. It is reprinted here with permission.
“BRADLEY B AND PW CLUB INSTALLS NEW OFFICERS
Officers of the Bradley Business and Professional Women’s Club installed are:
Vera Reed, President
Ida Middlebrooks, Rec. Sec.
Susie Lewis, Cor. Sec.
Thomasine Cook, Treasurer
Ruth Baker, Health & Safety
Mary Sue Baker, Radio & TV
Sigel Allen, National Security
Virginia Faye Cochran and Vesta Powell, Music and Entertainment
Jeanette Templeton, Program Coordinator
Ella Mae Jones, News Service
Margaret Odom, Education & Vocation
Gladys Powell, Finance
Sue Hammond, Int. Relations
Rilla Cochran, Legislation
Lois Drake, Public Affairs
Betty Cochran and LaRita Burks attended Girls State at Little Rock, sponsored by the Club.”