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  • Collection: Women and Freemasonry & Fraternalism

Letter from Grand Matron Lorraine J. Pitkin to Grand Matron Mary E. Falkner

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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…

Order of the Eastern Star anniversary card

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Blank Order of Eastern Star Anniversary Card. Printed message on front of card reads: "To Mark This Anniversary."

Certificate of relationship issued to Katie Bower Thomas, 1899 January 23

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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.

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."

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…