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Title Sunshine Club, Rustad, MN Records
Call Number MSS 414
Extent 1 box
Dates of Creation 1931-1991
Creator Sunshine Club of Rustad, MN
Scope & Content The collection contains the remaining records for the Sunshine Club in Rustad, Minnesota. It includes meeting minutes, some basic financial records, and group photographs of members of the club. It also includes a small collection of correspondence with Harbor School.
Admin/Biographical History The Sunshine Club existed in Rustad, Minnesota from January of 1931 and disbanded in November of 1991. They were organized as a service organization with the goal of help the needy in the home community and make X-mas gifts for orphans.” At their organization they also passed the rule that the club will not number more than 20 women at one time.

From the minutes of the last meeting on November 4th 1991:
“The Sunshine Club was organized in 1931 to be a helping hand to people who were in need. Many people have benefited because of their generosity. The Sunshine Club has been a consistent contributor to the Harbor School in Moorhead, MN. The women that have belonged to this organization have given abundantly to others as they have shared in the joy of helping whenever they saw a need. It takes so little to make someone happy. A smile a handshake a hug or maybe a kind word – and so – the community and especially folks near and far have been enriched by the Sunshine Club.”
Subjects Service Organizations
Sunshine Club (Rustad, MN)
Harbor School (Moorhead, MN)
Access Conditions There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.
Copyrights The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Language of Material English
Archival History Donated by the surviving former members of the Sunshine Club, 2003
Containers Attendance Notes, Secretary's Notes, Membership Lists, undated
By-Laws and Meeting Minutes - 1931-1955
By-Laws and Meeting Minutes - 1980-1990
Financial Records, 1970-1989
Newspaper Clippings, 1985-1986
Photographs, undated