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On Presidents Day we say let’s also “Remember the Ladies”
The third Monday of every February has been designated Presidents Day in the United States. Over the decades this observance has morphed from being a celebration of George Washington to…
In Memoriam: Nancy Reagan, Junior League Member
Nancy Reagan was many things in a long, productive and often glamorous life. Born in modest circumstances in New York City, she went on to become a Hollywood movie star…
How many First Ladies were in The Junior League first?
Five. Which is quite a few, when you consider that there have only been 20 First Ladies since Mary Harriman founded The Junior League in 1901. Eleanor Roosevelt had her…
In Memoriam: Jean Webb Vaughan Smith
When Jean Webb Vaughan Smith died in January in Los Angeles, at the age of 93, she was best known to many as a close friend of Nancy and Ronald Reagan and a Washington insider in the Eisenhower and Reagan administrations. Fair on both counts.
But Jean was also a true Junior Leaguer.