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Manufactured by:
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Subject of:
Alexander Hemsley, American, 1850 - 1912  Search this
Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, American, founded 1843  Search this
ribbon, metal
H x W x D: 11 7/16 × 3 1/8 × 3/16 in. (29 × 8 × 0.5 cm)
ribbon bars
Place used:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1910
A Grand United Order of Odd Fellows ribbon for Lodge No. 10461. The ribbon is blue with yellow text on the front and black with white text on the back. The top of the ribbon has a circular suspension brooch made of ruffled fabric. A yellow star is at the center of the brooch. Below the brooch is an image of a sun above two crossed swords. Text at the center of the ribbon reads “ALEXANDER HEMSLEY / LODGE No. 10461.” Below this is a seal for the G.U.O. of O.F seal with a triple link chain. Text at the bottom of the ribbon reads “G.U.O.O.F. / BALTIMORE.” The ribbon has gold fringe at the bottom. The text and images on the back of the ribbon are identical to the front.
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Men  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Michael P. Musick in memory of Sara Dunlap Jackson (1919-1991)
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Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture