Creator

Date Original

1891-1926

Description

This ledger contains lists of officers and official minutes and proceedings of the Ancient Order of United Workmen Lodge in Stuttgart, Arkansas. The dates covered are 1891-1926.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Ancient Order of United Workmen was established in Meadville, Pennsylvania, on October 27, 1868, by John Jordan Upchurch as a fraternal benefit organization. Each member paid $1.00 into the insurance fund to cover the sum of not less than $500.00 in benefits paid to a members descendants when he died. Each time a member died, $1.00 was due from the surviving members to reestablish the fund. Its international membership numbered in excess of 318,000 in 1895.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Stuttgart, Arkansas County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000282

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Ancient Order of United Workmen Lodge ledger, Stuttgart, Arkansas, MS.000282

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Ancient Order of United Workmen Lodge ledger, Stuttgart, Arkansas, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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