The Independent Order of Foresters blotter

Description (Brief):

A blotter pad with a celluloid cover. It is an advertising novelty for the Independent Order of Foresters. The organization's logo and motto are printed on the cover, with images depicting the I.O.F. Orphans Home in Oakville, Ontario, the I.O.F. Tuberculosis and Cancer Sanatoria in Los Angeles County, the I.O.F. Temple Building in Toronto, Ontario, and the I.O.F. Aged Members Home Cottages in Los Angeles County Calif. The I.O.F. is a fraternal benefit society that celebrated its 135th year in 2009. It provides financial services and benefits to members in the United States and Canada.

Maker: Whitehead & Hoag Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New Jersey, NewarkDepicted: Canada: Ontarian, TorontoCanada: Ontarian, OakvilleUnited States: California, Los Angeles

Subject: Orphanages


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.1419Catalog Number: 2006.0098.1419Accession Number: 2006.0098

Object Name: blotter

Physical Description: cellulose nitrate (cover material)paper (pad material)Measurements: overall: 7.9 cm x 19.5 cm x .5 cm; 3 1/8 in x 7 11/16 in x 3/16 inoverall: 1/4 in x 7 3/4 in x 3 1/8 in; .635 cm x 19.685 cm x 7.9375 cm


Record Id: nmah_1344972

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