The Original Eleven

The following Clubs were represented at the first International Convention in Louisville, Kentucky in 1919:

Indianapolis, Indiana

Louisville, Kentucky

St. Louis, Missouri

St. Joseph, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Denver, Colorado

Kansas City, Kansas

Syracuse, New York

Buffalo, New York

Chicago, Illinois

Other Clubs known to be, or believed to have been, in existence at the time of the first convention were:

Los Angeles, California

San Diego, California

San Francisco, California

Washington, D.C.

Peoria, Illinois

Springfield, Illinois

Rochester, New York

Cincinnati, Ohio

Minneapolis, Minnesota

St. Paul, Minnesota

Baltimore, Maryland

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Several of these Clubs and one or two of those represented at the convention ceased to exist within a few months and were not reorganized until several years later.