Ada E. Remmel organized the Junior League of Newport in 1898, with the assistance of Rev. N.B. Ricks, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.  Among the girls are Misses Phillips, Erwin, Lindsey, Ross, Ross, Irby, Maud Richardson, Birdie Bains (or Barns), Lizzie Irby, Lulu Wolff, May Whittaker, Mabel Stayton, Neill Bandy, Pearl Alexander, Rinn Price, Annie Belle Bridges, Louise Irby, Katie Price, and Gene Bandy.

From the Butler Center Collection.

Watson, Tim, and Elizabeth Jacoway. Newport and Jackson County. Arcadia Publishing, 2016