Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Wednesday Wonderful Collection, Woodmen of the World, Bois D'Arc Camp Number 28 records, MG.0194

The Bois D'Arc Camp Number 28, Woodmen of the World, was organized at Hope, Arkansas, shortly after Joseph Cullen Root founded the national society in 1890. One of the benefits provided to members of the organization was a distinctive tree-trunk-shaped grave marker. In 1944, the Hope lodge was one of fifty nationally recognized for outstanding fraternal and patriotic service.

This collection contains minutes, photographs, and other items pertaining to the Bois D'Arc Camp.

The collection is available on microfilm only.

  • 1. Minutes, 1949-1951
  • 2. Photographs of members, 1940
  • 3. Centennial plaque, 1990 October 8
  • 4. "Drill Regulations Uniform Rank Woodmen of the World," 1914
  • 5. “Fraternal Service Award” text, 1944