Browse Items (13 total)

  • Collection: Women and Freemasonry & Fraternalism

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

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Certificate of relationship issued by Supreme Council of the Thirty-Third Degree for the Southern Jurisdiction to Katie Bower Thomas, dated January 23, 1899.

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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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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 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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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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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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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…

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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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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…