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"Cleveland and Thurman, Club St. Joseph, Mo." White cloth ribbon.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04360.054 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Ephemera Date: Pagination:

Summary of Content: "Cleveland and Thurman, Club St. Joseph, Mo." White cloth ribbon. Featuring gold-stamped Eagle holding banner: "In Union Their Strength," over a red and blue shield of stars and stripes. Mounting dated 1888.]


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Fraternal OrganizationUnion ForcesPoliticsAmerican Symbols and Seals

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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