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

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Title

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

Description

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 required that each invitee fill their sock with money and bring this "invitation" to the social. The person had to have a money-filled sock to get into the social.

Source

Collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. MA 260.004

Date

1904 02 25

Contributor

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A2016/090/001

Extent

4 items ; 22 x 14 cm. (letter)

Provenance

Museum purchase

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Citation

Freemasons, “Sock social invitation to Mrs. Benjamin F. Joy, 1904 February 25,” digitalVGW, accessed July 2, 2020, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1102.