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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 3/4 × 4 3/16 × 1/8 in. (14.6 × 10.6 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
constitutions
pamphlets
Date:
1929
Description:
Daughters of the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World booklet titled "Constitution and By-Laws of the Grand and Subordinate Temples." Forty-nine (49) white pages bound with two (2) staples between a green paper cover. The cover features black text and a round emblem surrounded by an egg and dart patterned border. The emblem shows an image of an elk at the center with text around the circumference. It reads [DAUGHTERS OF I.B.P.O.E. OF THE WORLD / GRAND TEMPLE]. Text centered above the emblem reads [Constitution and By-Laws / OF THE / Grand and Subordinate Temples]. Text centered below the emblem reads [ADOPTED AUGUST, 1929]. The frontispiece features a headshot of Emma V. Kelley, Mother and Organizer of Daughters of Elks.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.17.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fcfcc484-9f6b-4207-a36c-e61dd29ae992
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.17.8