Member badge for the I.B.P.O.E of W.

Created by
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898
Medium
metal , enamel and paint
Dimensions
H x W: 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (11.4 x 5.7 cm)
Type
medals
Date
20th Century
Description
Three-tiered gold metal member badge for the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World consisting of two hands shaking suspended above the word MEMBER with a decorative medallion below with the intials I.B.P.O.E. of W. around the outside.
Topic
African American
Communities
Fraternal organizations
Men
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.166.2.2
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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