Guide to the Elk Lodge #684 Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1374
Creators:
Elks (Fraternal order). Lodge No. 684 (Frederick, Md.)
Dates:
1947-1982
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
0.5 Cubic feet
2 boxes
Repository:
Collection consists of photographs featuring events for the Elks Lodge #684 from Frederick, Maryland. The majority of the photographs are from 1947-1961.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection contains photographs from Elks Lodge #684 from the years 1947-1982. The bulk of the material spans from 1947-1961. The photographs document Lodge events such as the 1947 Tristate Conference in Washington, D.C., member birthdays, as well as the chapter's fiftieth anniversary in 1951. Also featured are philanthropic events, such as the 1956 Boy's Camp, Little League banquets, and Christmas parties for children.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged into one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Elks Lodge #684 is located in Frederick, Maryland and was chartered in May, 1901. Lodge #684 is a fraternal philanthropic organization that seeks to offer community support and events. They host social events for members and community, as well as charity events.
Sources
"The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks." Elks.org. Accessed August 05, 2016. https://www.elks.org/lodges/home.cfm?LodgeNumber=684.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Holly Nelson.
Author
Holly Nelson
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by an unknown donor in 2016.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Elks Lodge #684 Photograph Collection, 1947-1982, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives