Archive Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Accession number A2003.035
Collection Emma Turner Small Collection
Title Elks Educational Department
Catalog Number A2003.035
Object Name Book
Credit line Collection of the AAMI - Gift of Emma Turner
Dates of Creation 1972
Access Conditions Open for research
Copyrights no known restrictions
Scope & Content This is a part of the larger Emma Turner Collection. This collection is a book entitled "Elks Educational Department," created in 1972.
Biographical History Emma and her husband, George were active in the African American Elks lodge in Cedar Rapids. They traveled all over the country attending Elks events. George and Emma married in 1940. Emma was active in the daughters of the I.B.P.O.E. and the Colored Women's Clubs. They were both active in Bethel A.M.E. Church in Cedar Rapids and in the Progressive Party of Iowa. They had no children.
Subjects Fraternal lodges
Fraternal organizations
Search Terms Elks
Cedar Rapids
Fraternal lodges
Fraternal organizations
Classification Organizations & Clubs