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Fraternal organizations

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Order Sons of Italy in America, Vittoria Colonna Lodge No. 1355 (Racine, Wisconsin) records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: IHRC1994

Convention summary minutes, correspondence, general laws, ritual book, price list for regalia, buttons and booklets. Included are also copies of American Medical Relief Digest (1945) and Council for American-Italian Affairs report (1946).

Dates: 1941-1987

Polish White Eagle Association (Minneapolis, Minnesota) records

Identifier: IHRC3004

Collection consists of constitution and by-laws, meeting minutes, newsletters, convention booklets, correspondence, and financial records. Included are also death claim records and non-claim insurance files.

Dates: 1926-2000

James N. Prior papers

Identifier: S3786

The collection consists of: certificate of discharge (1871); letter (1872); Declaration paper, Marquette, Michigan, 1878; marriage certificate; Jessie Sparrow’s genealogy; Certificate of Citizenship, 1888; Nobles of the Mystic Shrine certificate; Dept. of Commerce & Labor, Washington letters; and one carte-de-visite of Jessie (?).

Dates: 1871-1910

Raimunds Caks papers

Identifier: IHRC391
Abstract The Raimunds Caks collection is comprised of personal papers that reflect his participation in a number of Latvian civic and cultural activities and organizations since settling in the United States after World War II. The folders include correspondence, bulletins, announcements, invitations, and reports. Though Caks is noted for his activity with Latvian scouting and journalism, this collection contains primarily documentation of his involvement with the Daugavas Vanagi, thus providing...
Dates: 1951-1980

Richard March papers

Identifier: IHRC2942
Abstract Manuscript materials pertain to the Croatian American community in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Illinois, mainly in the 1940s and 1950s, particularly to the activities of the local Croatian Fraternal Union (Hrvatska Bratska Zajednica) lodges. Print materials (Croatian, Macedonian and Serbian American periodicals and books) have been separated and included in the IHRCA Croatian, Macedonian and Serbian American print collections. Collection consists of meeting minutes of the...
Dates: 1920-1960

Rotary Club of Duluth records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: S6155

The collection contains the membership lists, programs and conference materials, by-laws, and a brief history of the Duluth Rotary Club (1964), and ephemera.

Dates: 1912-2001; Majority of material found in 1912 1920 1943 1946 1953 1955 1960-1973 1986 2001

Royal and Select Masters, Duluth Council Number 6 records

Identifier: S3074

Collection contains by-laws, 1883, and officers and membership list, 1892, of the Duluth Council Number 6, Royal and Select Masters (Masonic order).

Dates: 1883-1892; Majority of material found in 1883, 1892

Royal Arch Masons, Keystone Chapter Number 20, Duluth (Minn.) records

Identifier: S3072

Collection contains a bylaws guidebook, 1869, from the Minnesota Royal Arch Masons, and officers and membership list,1892, of the Keystone Chapter Number 20, chartered on January 10, 1872.

Dates: 1869-1892; Majority of material found in 1869, 1892

Solomon Sax papers

Identifier: S3163

This collection contains business letters, club memberships, public office materials, condolences, warranty deeds, stock certificates, and bills.

Dates: 1895-1927

Shrine Circus programs

Identifier: S6141

The collection consists of Aad Temple Shrine Circus programs from the years 1949, 1951-1964, 1966-1967. The programs themselves contain notes from the Aad Temple officers, history of the Shriners, promotional material regarding vacation areas in northern Minnesota, and a large amount of advertising from local businesses.

Dates: 1949-1967; Majority of material found in 1949, 1951-1964, 1966-1967

Societa Italiana di Mutua Beneficenza (Italian Mutual Aid Society) San Francisco, California records

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IHRC3904

Newspaper clippings, anniversary publication, calendar, event program brochures and flyers documenting the history and activities of the Society (founded in 1858).

Dates: 1980-1983

Oscar L. Solheim papers

Identifier: S3790

The collection consists of certificates; two Rotary Club newsletters from Ely, Minnesota; church affiliation papers; a document in Norwegian regarding Hellena Malene (1865); a Christmas card in Norwegian from the pastor of Concordia Lutheran Church, Superior, Wisconsin; one news clipping; and photographs of: Oscar and Gertrude’s wedding, Oscar as athlete, and AAD Temple Brothers.

Dates: 1865-1934

Sons of the American Revolution, Duluth Chapter records

Identifier: S3108

The collection contains correspondence, minutes, bylaws, financial material, and other reference materials.

Dates: 1926-1966

St. John's Byzantine Church (Minneapolis, Minnesota) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2503

Collection consists of oversized ledgers containing membership and financial records fo the parish and the men's and women's lodges affiliated with the parish, photographs of religious events (Easter liturgy).

Dates: 1915-1931

Sts. Peter and Paul Lodge No. 37, Greek Catholic Sokol (Minneapolis, Minnesota) records

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IHRC3476

One ledger (95 pages) containing handwritten meeting minutes of the organization for the years 1911-1915 in the Rusin dialect. Included is also a translation into English by John Gera from 1995.

Dates: 1911-1915

Student Company of the Cesis Regiment, Latvia records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2550

Materials pertaining to the members (and their organization) of the Student Company of the Cesis Regiment which participated in the battle of Cesis during Latvia's war of independence in 1919. The surviving members of the company formed an organized group abroad after World War II and their migration out of Europe to the United States, Australia and elsewhere. Included are newspaper clippings, correspondence, financial records, postcards and photographs.

Dates: 1950-1990

Syrian Ladies’ Aid Society (Brooklyn, New York) records

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IHRC2567

Records (1908-1958) of the Syrian Ladies' Aid Society (Brooklyn, N.Y.), a charitable society, consist of constitution and by-laws; anniversary booklets; correspondence; newspaper clippings; photographs; and miscellany.

Dates: 1908-1958

Trinity Lodge No. 282 minstrel show recordings

Identifier: S6165

The collection contains minstrel show programs for 1951, 1952, 1955 shows and five partial audio tapes of additional, undated shows.

Dates: circa 1951-1955; Majority of material found in 1951, 1952, 1955, and not dated

Two Harbors Finnish Workers Association, Minnesota, records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: IHRC2628

Collection consists of five ledgers and notebooks containing handwritten finacial and membership records of the organization.

Dates: 1915-1936

Ukrainian Gold Cross in the United States records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2681

Organizational records of local branches from Canada and the United States. Included are financial records of the Syracuse, New York, Branch No. 52.

Dates: 1940-1974

Virginia and Francis Kajencki papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IHRC1155

Collection consists of a volume entitled "El Paso - West Texas Outpost of Polish Heritage. A report on the successful effort by Colonel and Mrs. Francis C. Kajencki in organizing the General Casimir Pulaski Society of the Polish National Allliance of North America, in El Paso, Texas (1959-1960)." Lodge No. 3155 - El Paso of the PNA. Included are also newspaper clippings regarding charitable work of Virginia Kajencki.

Dates: 1956-1973

Wolsfeld Family collection

 Collection — Box Oversize 1
Identifier: IHRC3924
Abstract Collection consists of three binders containing: Volume I – “Wolsfeld Family Story,” compiled and written by Marcia MacKinnon, 1999; Volume II (red binder) - historical documentation related to the Wolsfeld family. Johann Wolsfeld, 1796-1854, immigrated to the United States with his family from Prussia in 1852, the surviving family settled in Minnesota’s Hennepin County in 1855. Included are ship contracts, newspaper clippings, correspondence, records pertaining to German American...
Dates: 1847-1980

YMCA, Duluth (Minn.) records

Identifier: S3125

The collection contains news clippings 1904-1977; photographs, 1911; miscellaneous bulletins, articles of incorporation, constitution, meeting reports, plans 1910-1966; YMCA School’s standard course foremanship instructors manual, 1923; three scrapbooks; reports, including Camp Miller, 1927–1949; and a published history of the Duluth YMCA, The First 100 Years, 1882-1982.

Dates: 1904-1982