Yearly Archives: 2018

In 1920, the Rock Island YWCA opened Camp Archie Allen, a summer sleep away camp for girls. Many girls returned year after year, and spending multiple weeks at the camp. The camp drew in girls from the Quad Cities, as well as girls from all over the area
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On October 20th, 1916, a wave of excitement rippled through Rock Island. By the following week, it was crashing through local schools and workplaces. Rock Island was going to open a YWCA. With help from a national spokeswoman,
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