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Republican women disband

78-year-old group struggles to find members, dissolves


November 14, 2018

Photo courtesy Peggy Hiser

This 2008 photo shows the Platte Valley Republican Women and their "Avenue of Flags" used in parades or patriotic events.

On July 11, 1940, the organization of the Platte Valley Republican Women (PVRW) was announced in the Saratoga Sun.

The small article read, "A study club for the Republican women of the Platte Valley will be organized this coming Tuesday. The purpose of the club, Mrs. Howard Corpening stated, will be to familiarize and educate the Valley women in all affairs of the federal government and the state. State chairwoman Mrs. Kleber Hadsell, County Chairwoman, Mrs. Helen Johnson, and several other officials will be present to assist with the organization."

Now, just over 78 years later, the PVRW h...

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