United Order of Tents 50th Anniversary Souvenir Ribbon, 1918
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Brief Description: One 1918 souvenir ribbon celebrating the 50th Anniversary and Golden Jubilee of the United Order of Tents in Norfolk, Virginia.
Held at:
Sargeant Memorial Collection
Slover Library
235 East Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 7574317429
Email: localhistory [at] norfolk.gov
Record Series Number: 001/01/MSS 2017-027-d
Created by: United Order of Tents (1867-)
Volume: 1.0 Items
Acquired: 04/20/2017.
Arrangement: Arranged by record type.
Biographical Note for United Order of Tents (1867-) : The United Order of Tents is a Christian fraternal organization made up of black women. The organization is one of the oldest female-led Christian organizations in the United States. The United Order of Tents is devoted to caring for the sick, properly burying the dead, promoting sisterhood, and developing young people to reach their highest potential. Also known as Southern District #1, the first United Order of Tents was organized in Norfolk, Virginia in 1867 by Annetta M. Lane and Harriet R. Taylor. The organization was named for two abolitionist men: Joshua R. Giddings and Jollifee Union.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
African American women
Fraternal organizations
Norfolk (Va.)
Genres/Forms of Material
Ribbon (material)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.
Acquisition Notes: Purchase
PreferredCitation: United Order of Tents 50th Anniversary Souvenir Ribbon, MSS 2017-027-d, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.