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GAIL BOWERS, LURA PIERCE, LILLIAN WASHINGTON

DWIF Members

Gail Bowers, Lura Pierce and Lillian Washington (left to right) were members of the Denton Women's Interracial Fellowship (DWIF). The photo in this artwork is from a news article in the Denton Record-Chronicle published December 4, 1975. The article, titled "Fellowship Deals with Relationship," describes Fellowship programs including "Stagflation," "Cleaning up on a Shoestring," "Fix It Up Playshop," "Sharing Craftiness,"  family dinners and a Christmas banquet. The article noted that the DWIF purchased books on African American history and donated them to the library. When the photo was taken, Gail served as DWIF co-chair while Lura and Lillian were executive board members.