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History Explorer: Fraternal Orders

July 19, 2013

Often incorporating aspects ritual and secrecy, fraternal orders are voluntary associations of men and women that date back to the early 18th century. Tim Winkle discusses fraternal orders and his research on a particular object in the Museum collection that led him to some interesting discoveries. 

Music Credit: No Money No Honey All We Got Is Us (The Underscore Orkestra) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0