Administration of Belgrade's Women Society

Administration of Belgrade's Women Society

  • Author: L. Lecter
  • Место: Belgrade
  • Date: 1894
  • Material: photo paper
  • Technique: photograph
  • Dimensions: 37 x 31,5 cm
  • Inventory number: KI 624

In the year of 1875, a group of educated and humane women started Belgrade's Women Society, under patronage of princess Natalija, with the aim of preparing Serbian girls from different parts of society for variety of working and humanitarian actions. Society was ran with strict organization by Administration made of 20 members. Soon they started a magazine called Housewife, they opened Working School, started Market for exhibiting and selling products made by female folk crafts, Student's Table to help feeding poor, and also Home care for old citizens. Belgrade's Women Society was core from which other charity and patriotic women societies were made of. The main role in starting, giving working principles and keeping the society active until 1941 had the first administration lead by Mrs. Katarina Đorđević-Milovuk.

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