Mrs. Joseph L. Bodine (Gertrude), 1928-1929

Gertrude Scuder Bodien 1928-29

Year:  1928 – 1929

League Name:   Junior League of Trenton

Officers & Committees:

President:  Mrs. Joseph (Gertrude) Bodine
Vice President & Chairman of Arts & Interests:   Miss Elizabeth Case
Corresponding Secretary – Miss Louise Tobin
Recording Secretary – Miss Marion Dixon
Treasurer – Mrs. Francis W. Hunter
Chairman Baby Shelter & Charities – Mrs. Frederick Collier
Childrens’ Plays – Mrs. Marc Solon
Editor – Miss Eleanor Bowman
Entertainment – Miss Virginia Turford
Hospital Library – Miss Garetta Dickison
Professional members – Miss Margaret Oliphant
Program – Miss Betty Kennedy
Sewing – Mrs. Edmund Cook Jr.
Training Courses and Points – Mrs. A. Caryl Bigelow
Members at Large – Miss Margaret Manning

Accomplishments and projects

Children’s play presented to Union Industrial Home
Hospital Library Committee formed (Mercer Hospital)
Arts and Interests Committee formed
Sewing Committee supplied things- Baby Shelter
Sewing Committee undertook sewing for the Orthopedic Hospital
Filled 60 Christmas stockings for NJ Children’s Home
Orthopedic Hospital Drive – 2 TJL members captained & 40 TJL members on active teams
Hosted at The Old Barracks- 5 other NJ leagues- 51 guests
Investigated a Tea Room as financial support for Baby shelter
Voted to purchase a site for the new Baby Shelter & consider subscription funding

December 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 1928

The Magic Carpet Review- Lila Agnew Stewart-A NYC producer of pageants for- Trenton Junior League Revue to
Benefit the Junior League Baby Shelter – Over $10,000 proceeds