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  • Collection: Women and Freemasonry & Fraternalism

Letter from George Austin Bowen to Estella H. Barnes, 1893 July 14

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Letter from George Austin Bowen to Estella H. Barnes. Dated July 14, 1893. In this letter, George A. Bowen, Master of the State Grange of Connecticut, discusses the complications of holding office with Estella H. Barnes of the State Committee of…

Eighth annual grandmothers' and grandfather's night invitation addressed to Mrs. Marion Neeb, 1939 October 9

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An eighth annual grandmothers' and grandfather's night invitation addressed to Mrs. Marion Neeb. Dated October 9, 1939. This invitation invites Marion Neeb to the eighth annual grandmothers' and grandfather's night held by Areme Chapter, No. 147, of…

Sock social invitation to Mrs. Benjamin F. Joy, 1904 February 25

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A sock social invitation from the Freemasons of Westbrook to Mrs. Benjamin F. Joy. Dated February 25, 1904. This sock social invitation invites Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin F. Joy to the Masonic fair at Westbrook, Maine. The practice of sock socials…

Sock social invitation from Hialeah Chapter, No. 153, to Mrs. A. W. Neeb, 1939 May 5

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A sock social invitation from Hialeah Chapter, No. 153, to Mrs. A. W. Neeb. Dated May 5, 1939. This sock social invitation invites Marion Neeb, the wife of Alfred W. Neeb, to a birthday party held by Hialeah Chapter, No. 153, of Miami, Florida. The…

Grand Cross of Color membership letter to Isamay Addis, 1954 March 18

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A Grand Cross of Color membership letter issued by the Supreme Assembly, Order of the Rainbow for Girls, to Isamay Addis of Dearborn, Michigan. Dated March 18, 1954.

Letter attributed to Mary E. Elliott, 1876 August 3

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A letter attributed to Mary E. Elliott. Dated August 3, 1876. In this letter, Elliot, the Grand Worthy Secretary for the Grand Lodge Massachusetts of the Independent Order of Good Templars, offers her support and praise to an unnamed female…

Mecca Temple ladies night program, 1920 February 28

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A Mecca Temple ladies night program. Dated February 28, 1920. In this program, Mecca Temple promotes its February twenty-eighth ladies night at Carnegie Hall and an upcoming event for the children of Nobles. Includes rosters for the officers, members…

Circle Deputy Commission certificate issued by the Supreme Circle to Josephine Marquis, 1900 June 12

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This certificate issued by the Supreme Circle of the Companions of the Forest of America announces the appointment of Josephine Marquis of Indian Head Circle, No. 307, as Circle Deputy. Dated June 12, 1900. The Companions were a women's group allied…

Membership certificate issued by Temp Star Lodge, No. 146, to Helen Peck, 1867 December 13

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A membership certificate issued by Temp Star Lodge, No. 146, of Hyde Park, Pennsylvania, to Helen Peck. Dated December 13, 1867. Imprint on bottom reads, "Lith. by A. Valendar [sic] Cleveland Ohio." Note: Vallendar may be the true spelling of the…

Blank Order of the Eastern Star card

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A blank and undated Order of the Eastern Star card. At bottom: "Folder No. 1565."