Independent Order of Odd Fellows photograph
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Independent Order of Odd Fellows photograph

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Independent Order of Odd Fellows. R. W. Grand Lodge of the State of Georgia.
Title: Independent Order of Odd Fellows photograph
Dates: 1905
Extent: 0.3 cubic feet (1 framed item)
Identification: MS 2329

Biographical/Historical Note

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) was established in 1843. The I.O.O.F. derives from the English Oddfellows, founded in the 17th century. A community service organization, the I.O.O.F's existence in Savannah, Georgia was first documented in 1867. For several years, the Grand Lodge of Georgia had its headquarters in Savannah.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a framed panoramic photograph of the members of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows at their Grand Lodge in Savannah, Georgia in May 1905. This photograph was taken by M. Edward Wilson of Savannah.


Index Terms

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. R. W. Grand Lodge of the State of Georgia.
Photographs.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.