Contributed by Maine Historical Society
A ribbon from the Julian Rebekah Lodge No. 12 of the Independent Order of Oddfellows in Fryeburg Center features crossed American flags as well as a beehive and bees at the top and a dove carrying an olive branch in a center medallion.
The IOOF is a fraternal organization that began in England and came to the U.S. in 1819 as an altruistic and mutual benefit society. The Daughters of Rebekah are the women's division.
About This Item
- Title: Julian Rebekah Lodge ribbon, Fryeburg, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Local Name: Fryeburg Center
- Town: Fryeburg
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: Satin
- Local Code: 2009.316.007
- Object Type: Physical Object
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Fraternal organizations--Maine--Fryeburg
- Daughters of Rebekah. Julian Rebekah Lodge No. 20 (Fryeburg, Me.)
- Women--Societies and clubs--Maine--Fryeburg
- Independent Order of Odd Fellows
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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