Charter for the Modern Woodmen of America
Scope and Contents
This paper charter established the Seymour Camp, no. 9536 in Morgan Center, Vermont, as a local camp of the Modern Woodmen of America on April 22, 1901. The charter includes original signatures and a gold seal with blue ribbon.
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The collection is open for research. Access to sensitive materials may be restricted at the discretion of AFAM.
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This collection is owned by the American Folk Art Museum. The collection is subject to all copyright laws, and is dedicated to public use for research, study and scholarship.
Biographical / Historical
The Modern Woodmen of America is a fraternal benefit society, founded in 1883. While its primary purpose is to provide financial services to its members, the organization also supports local camps (or chapters) that organize various social events and service initiatives in local communities.
1 object(s) ; 22 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Susan Sperry Burns, 2020.
This item is related to and was approved for accession with the Lodge Goat (2020.16.1) in the American Folk Art Museum's art collection.
- A Guide to the Charter for the Modern Woodmen of America
- Regina Carra
- July 2022
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