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Emily Clifford Orr

Born to a life of privilege, Emily Clifford Orr was a true pioneer in some of the first organized social welfare and cultural agencies in Evansville in the early 1900s. She was the first woman to serve on the board of trustees for Evansville College. She was a founding member of the Evansville Chapter of the Women’s Equal League, supporting the voting rights of women.