Ancient Order of United Workmen (Fairbury, Neb.) [RG3750.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG3750.AM:  Ancient Order of United Workmen (Fairbury, Neb.)



Records:  1901-1914

Fairbury, Jefferson County, Neb.:  Fraternal organization

Size:  5 volumes



BACKGROUND NOTE



The Ancient Order of United Workmen, State of Nebraska, was organized to unite white male persons regardless of nationality, political preference or denominational distinction, into a Fraternal Brotherhood. The members of which recognize a belief in the existence of a Supreme Being, the Creator and preserver of the Universe. The order’s main objective was to embrace and give equal consideration to all classes of labor, mental and physical; to endeavor to improve the moral, intellectual and social conditions of the members. The organization held lectures, read essays, discussed new inventions and improvements, encouraged research in art, science, and literature. The order also provided funds to aid members during sickness or other disability, and in case of death, to pay a stipulated sum to the beneficiary. (Extracted from the constitution of the Grand Lodge, State of Nebraska, 1903.)



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection of the Ancient Order of United Workmen, Fairbury, Nebraska, consists of one box containing five volumes of financial records dating from 1901-1914. The volumes contain the names of members with a record of each payment made by that member.



DESCRIPTION



Box 1

Volume




    1. 1901-1905 (see oversize)

    1. 1907-1908

    1. 1909

    1. 1910-1912

    1. 1913-1914



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Ancient Order of United Workmen (Fairbury, Neb.)

Fairbury (Neb.) — History

Fraternal organizations

Friendly societies

Jefferson county (Neb.) — History

Labor and laboring classes — Nebraska



 



Revised 11-09-2007   TMM

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