Alma Petersen papers, 1943-1972.
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Alma Schmidt Petersen (1894- ) held a variety of executive positions in Chicago-area civic organizations in the mid-1900s. She was president of the Lake Geneva Fresh Air Association (1930-1931), director of the Welfare Council of Metropolitan Chicago (1931-1940), and chairman of the Health Agency Review Committee. A protege of Louise DeKoven Bowen, Petersen was invited to join the Board of Trustees of the Hull-House Association in 1943 and later served as its president (1945-1952) and Treasurer ...