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Title Ritual for Women's Camps, Modern Woodmen of America : Opening and Closing Ceremony, Order of Business, Ceremony of Adoption, Explanatory and General Instructions
Book Condition Very Good with no dust jacket
Publisher Rock Island, Ill: Executive Council, Modern Woodmen of America; 1929
Seller ID 16152
66 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small hardcover, green cloth, no exterior lettering, 66 pages, 7 songs and hymns with lyrics and full music in 4-part harmony, 14 b/w diagrams showing correct setup of the hall, patterns of ceremonies, etc. Text is in plain English. ; Complete subtitle: 'Opening and Closing Ceremony, Order of Business, Ceremony of Adoption, Explanatory and General Instructions.' Modern Woodmen of America was a secret society founded in 1883, somewhat similar to the masons with their secret rituals and lofty titles, but with the added element of having life insurance and banking benefits. This book was published in 1929 for members of women's camps (lodges) 'where no men are present.' ; Light edgewear. Cloth is lightly foxed. The word 'chaplain' is penciled on front endpaper in an old hand and we have left that as we found it. No other marks. Binding tight. Scarce.