Roxie Chambers leading Buckeye Women's Republican Glee Club   Save
Roxie Chambers leading Buckeye Women's Republican Glee Club
Description: Roxie Chambers leading Buckeye Women's Republican Glee Club members in "Ohio, My Ohio," January 1952. A singer and director of the South Methodist Church choir in Columbus, Chambers also directed the Buckeye Women's Republican Glee Club. Attending all the G.O.P. national conventions between 1932 and 1954, Chambers later became Republican State Central Committeewoman. When Chambers died in 1954, her pallbearers included Chalmers Wylie, James Rhodes, and other Republican dignitaries. This photograph appeared in the February 11, 1952, issue of Life Magazine, illustrating a report of the Franklin County Republican pre-primary convention held the month before. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06311
Subjects: Political parties; Multicultural Ohio--Ohio Women; Women in the performing arts;Women--Societies and clubs--Ohio; Political culture--Ohio--History;
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)