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  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1989 November 29

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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After the Maine Human Rights Commission deemed Le Club Calumet - an Augusta, Maine, Franco-American men's club - discriminatory for not admitting women as members, the Club was forced to decide if it would change its policies regarding membership or…

  • Author: Ferch, David

Date: 1990 March 20

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Le Club Calumet seeks approval from the court for its decision to exclude women from membership in its organization: one that the Maine Human Rights Commission deemed "public," and thus discriminatory in its sexed bylaws.

  • Author: Ferch, David

Date: 1990 April 3

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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The Maine Human Rights Commission fired back at Le Club Calumet by filing a lawsuit of its own (in response to the Club's suit against the HRC) contending that the Club discriminated in its refusal of membership to a woman based on her sex.

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1991 August 3

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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In a 1991 ruling, the Kennebec County Superior Court decided that Le Club Calumet, a Franco American fraternal organization in Augusta, Maine, was a public organization , and therefore could not exclude women from its membership - as it had done for…

  • Author: Laberge, Mike

Date: 1991 August 27

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Le Club Calumet of Augusta, Maine, decided to appeal a decision of the Kennebec County Superior Court that deemed the Club a public organization, and thus prevented by law from excluding women from its historically all-male membership.

  • Author: Kennebec Journal Editorial Staff

Date: 1991 September 4

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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After being forced by the Kennebec County Superior Court to admit women members, Le Club Calumet of Augusta, Maine, objected, and claimed to consider filing an appeal.

  • Author: Charon, Michelle

Date: 1991 October 5-6

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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A commentary on the headline article of this issue, "Women in the Clubs," that elaborates a discussion of Nancy Albert Ellis. In 1988, Ellis was refused membership to the all-male Franco American social club, Le Club Calumet, of Augusta, Maine, and…

  • Author: Brack, Ken

Date: 1991 October 16

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Kennebec County (Maine) Superior Court judge rejects Nancy Ellis' bid to attach a lien to Calumet Club property in the case that, if her lawsuit against the club is victorious, the club disbands, sells land, and refuses coverage of her legal fees.

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1992 March 5

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Le Club Calumet of Augusta, Maine, appealed to the Maine Supreme Court to overturn a superior court decision forcing it to change its organizational bylaws and admit women as members.

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1992 March 7

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Le Club Calumet, a Franco American men's social club in Augusta, Maine, appealed to the Maine Supreme Court a decision made by the superior court that would have forced the club to admit women as members. This article covers the beginning of the…

  • Author: Cartwright, Steve

Date: 1992 October 22

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Nancy Albert Ellis' father and uncle, Demetrius and Henry Albert, were suspended by Le Club Calumet after refusing to appear before their executive board to discuss their public support of Ellis' controversial bid for membership in the all-male,…

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1992 July 16

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Nancy Albert Ellis, a woman whose membership application to Le Club Calumet in Augusta, Maine, was denied based on her sex, and who lost a legal battle with the Club that was taken all the way to the Maine Supreme Court, does not appeal the decision…

  • Author: Bickerman, Karen L.

Date: 1992 November 5

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Letter to the editor berating Le Club Calumet of Augusta, Maine, for its refusal of Nancy Albert Ellis' membership bid on account of her sex. The author seeks a peaceful resolution to what became a controversial issue surrounding the inclusion of…