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Downing, C. A. (fl. 1914) to Frank Damuth

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03523.14.86 Author/Creator: Downing, C. A. (fl. 1914) Place Written: Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin Type: Printed document Date: 15 January 1914 Pagination: 1 p. : envelope ; 28 x 21.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Announces the death of Dolphus Damuth on 30 December 1913, written by the "Fort Atkinson Lodge Knights of Pythias, in loving remembrance of the many delightful years he was a member of this lodge."


Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Fraternal OrganizationDeath

Sub Era: The Politics of Reform

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