Bloomington Chapter Sweet Adelines
The Bloomington Chapter of Sweet Adelines joined Sweet Adelines International in 1952 and
were known as Midwest Gateway #5. They entertained at civic events charitable functions,
contests and shows. Membership came from different occupations and ages. All shared a love of
singing and commitment to advancing barbershop education and harmony.
Membership is worldwide, from Australia to Canada, and all fifty of the United States. We are
proving that the four parts of barbershop harmony-lead, tenor baritone and bass-are suited to
women’s voices and provide a natural range for nearly all.
The Chorus Cues newsletter kept Msidwest Gateway Region #5 members up to date locally as
well as internationally.
This collection includes copies of Chorus Cues from 1999 to 2001 as well as recruiting
brochures. There are also Board Meeting minutes and Financial Position papers. The
Bloomington chapter goal setting results are included along with revitalization programs. There
are legal documents and charter dissolution and International Charter-at-Large, as well as