American Association of University Women (AAUW) Collection
MG-004: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) was started in Boston in 1881. The Carlisle Branch was created in 1924 as an opportunity to help women further their education. Women who held a bachelors degree or higher were welcome to join the group and they all strived to raise money to assist other women in obtaining a higher education. Other issues such as equal pay for women also played a large part in the organization’s larger goals.