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Debate anew on policies of exclusion

Clover Club episode rekindles talk of rights, discrimination

From left to right: the Algonquin Club on Commonwealth Avenue, the Chilton Club on Dartmouth Street, the Somerset Club on Beacon Street, and the Union Club on Park Street in Boston. From left to right: the Algonquin Club on Commonwealth Avenue, the Chilton Club on Dartmouth Street, the Somerset Club on Beacon Street, and the Union Club on Park Street in Boston.
By Michael Levenson and Stephanie Ebbert
Globe Staff / December 11, 2009

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Decades have passed since a group of crusading women battled the city’s many all-male social clubs and venues, forcing establishments from the St. Botolph Club to Locke-Ober to allow women through their doors. (Full article: 1224 words)

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