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A history of the International Order of Odd Fellows, a secret, fraternal society.

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Book was the property of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Maynard, Massachusetts. This edition contains the inscription: "Miss Clara Binks, Christmas 1916".

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Book was the property of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Maynard, Massachusetts. This edition also includes a name plate for Ralph W. Case, a member of the Maynard Historical Society.

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Book was the property of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Maynard, Massachusetts.

Wide-format group portrait of the Maynard Lodge No. 131, International Order of Odd Fellows, Centennial Celebration.

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Allan Howard, __?, __?, Charlie Courtney, Hans Erickson, __?, Elmer Cook, Robert Lester, __?, William Dyson, __?, Dean…

A monograph outlining interesting facts about the International Order of Odd Fellows lodges in Maynard.

The interlink chain on his lapel is an Odd Fellows symbol.

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A collar worn by members of the Odd Fellows Lodge during ceremonies.

A sepia-colored photograph of William and Walter Priest. They were two of Maynard's leading business men in the early 1900's to the 1930's.
IOOF-MU Independent Order of Odd Fellows - Manchester Unity

A collection of original letters and a certificate written in 1849 to R. L. Davis of Stow, Mass. from the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, White Mountain Lodge, No. 5 of Concord, NH. It is not clear what service Mr. Davis did for the Lodge.

The Maynard Lodge entered this float in 1933 or 1934. A Powder Mill building is in the background.

This photo is variously identified as Odd Fellows or Masons. Most likely Masons.

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Front Row:__Bishop, Charles Dyson, Harry Rodway, Fred Randell, Francis Johnston, Bob Lester, Oliver Trees, Tom Smith

Center Row: William Morris, ___?,…

Past Master's Apron and Collar, Manchester Unity lodge, I.O.O.F. of Maynard, belonged to Andrew Palmer

A poster containing the rules of the Maynard Social Club.

A photo of the Maynard Lodge of the IOOF, taken in Boston on September 21, 1898.

P. J. Sullivan: Back row, 4th from left
Asahel Haynes:Back row, 6th from left
William Bishop: 2nd row from back, 4th from left
Frank Wilder, Sr.: Front, standing…

Contains a list of officiers and the program of events through September 1918.

The Odd Fellows Building was built in the late 1890's for Julius Loewe who had a pharmacy in one part of the store. There was also a jeweler and a men's clothing store. On the second floor was a hall where several of the local organizations held…

Mr. Hillis, with Mr. Joseph W. Reed, resident lawyers, gave his services without compensation in obtaining the Charter for the Town of Maynard. He was elected a member of the first school committee at the first town meeting on April 27, 1871. Also…