A0067 – Janet Leemon Hakala Collection

A0067 – Janet Leemon Hakala Collection



Title: Janet Leemon Hakala Papers
 Date span: 1974-1979
 Physical description: .25 linear ft (1 box)
 Language note: English



Restriction on Access: The collection is available for supervised use by appointment during normal Boynton Beach City Library hours. Users are required to comply with the library’s regulations governing use.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction: Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). The Boynton Beach City Library adheres to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any use of a reproduction in excess of “fair use," may result in the user’s liability for copyright infringement.

Acquisition Information: Gift of Janet Hakala (2016.017)

Preferred Citation: Collection title including series, box, and folder numbers, Boynton Beach City Library



Historical Note: Janet Leemon Hakala (1934-2018) was a trustee of the Historical Society of Boynton Beach, a member of the Boynton Beach Woman's Club, and an officer in the Order of the Eastern Star Iretta Sherman Chapter #145. She was also a talented flutist and music teacher.  The Boynton Beach Sorosis Club was affiliated with the Florida Federation of Women’s Clubs and the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. Its initial meeting was held 11 Nov 1964, and the group voted to dissolve on 13 April 1993. Annual activities included parade floats, tenth-grade high school students of the month, and fashion shows, as well as other volunteering and charitable activities.

Scope and Content Note: Chiefly programs for the Boynton Sorosis Club, with some photographs (1970s), yearbooks with member lists (1977-1979),  and other ephemera. 

Sorosis Club (Boynton Beach, Fla.) 
Women--Societies and clubs

Arrangement Note: Arranged chronologically within six series: 1. Scrapbook; 2. Photographs; 3. Clippings; 4. Programs; 5. Yearbooks; 6. Award ribbon
Processing Information: Collection processed in 2017 / sms
Date of Finding Aid: May 2019 / gc



Box 1
Series 1: Scrapbook
       Folder 1: Reconstructed scrapbook of color photographs, 1970s

Series 2: Photographs
       Folder 2: Photographs of the Sorosis Club, 1970s

Series 3: Clippings of the Sorosis Club
       Folder 3: Clippings of the Sorosis Club, 1984

Series 4: Programs for the Sorosis Club and Florida Federation of Women’s Clubs
       Folder 4: Sorosis 1974
       Folder 5: Sorosis 1975
       Folder 6: Sorosis 1976
       Folder 7: Sorosis 1977
       Folder 8: Sorosis 1977
       Folder 9: FFWC 1978
       Folder 10: Sorosis 1978
       Folder 11: FFWC 1978
       Folder 12: Sorosis 1979
       Folder 13: Sorosis 1981
       Folder 14: Sorosis 1985
       Folder 15: FFWC 2006

Series 5: Yearbooks
       Folder 16: Yearbook 1977-1978
       Folder 17: Yearbook 1978-1979

Series 6: Award ribbon
       Folder 18: Ribbon