Browse Items (13 total)

  • Collection: Women and Freemasonry & Fraternalism

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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Letter from Mrs. Lorraine J. Pitkin, Grand Matron of the Grand Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, Illinois, to Mrs. Mary E. Falkner, Grand Matron of Grand Chapter of Vermont, dated Sept. 4, 1879.

Pitkin wrote to inquire if Falkner intends to attend…