All Hour-A-Day Study Club members are D.O.T.U.R’s, Daughters Of The Underground Railroad.

*The term D.O.T.U.R was created by past Hour-A-Day Study Club President, Mrs. Gloria Hidi. D.O.T.U.R is used to describe the women that make up the membership of the organization.

Our Founding Mothers:

Ethel Bishop, Gladys Browning, Minnie Chickee, Irene Christian, Daisy Craven, Rachel Harding, Ardella Jacobs, Mary Lucas, Vivian Nall, Evelyn Parker, Verna Stewart, Elizabeth Washington, Edith Watkins, Hilda Watkins, Luella White

Our Members

Marium Tolson-Murtty


Raquel Hurst


Kaitlyn Ellsworth

Treasurer, Scholarship Trust Fund

Patty Alexander

Corresponding Secretary/Acting General Treasurer

Tricia Alexander-Brooks

Recording Secretary


Treasurer, General Account

Leslie McCurdy


Dena Shreve


Dr. Barbara K. Smith


Elana Freeman

General Member

Willow Key

General Member

Sydnie Moore

General Member

Irene Moore Davis

General Member

Cari-Lynn Ristic

General Member

Lana Talbot

General Member

Stephanie Wilson

General Member

Tramaine Whited

General Member

Members Name

Members Title

How To Become a Member:

  1. You must be a D.O.T.U.R., Daughter of the Underground Railroad
  2. Contact President Marium Tolson-Murtty at for member application and more information about The Hour-A-Day Study Club.