Issued by
Georgetown Camp No. 4, American, founded 1922
Subject of
Supreme Camp of American Woodmen, American, 1901 - 1994
Ross, George W., American, 1889 - 1965
Miles, Jerry C., American, born 1893
Date
1953
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 2 5/16 × 3 7/8 in. (5.8 × 9.8 cm)
Description
A ticket to a sightseeing tour of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia held by Georgetown Camp No. 4 of the American Woodmen. The ticket is orange with black text. The American Woodmen logo of an ax stuck in a log with “A.W.” written on it is at the top center of the ticket. The ticket reads “1953—ANNUAL SIGHTSEEING TOUR—1953 / of Georgetown / Camp No. 4 / American / Woodmen / VISITING HISTORICAL HARPER’S FERRY / Much of the History of the United States Revolves around this / SCENIC PLACE – You should see it / SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1953 / Busses are Scheduled to Leave Odd Fellows Hall, 9th and Tea Streets, N. W. / at 9:30 A. M. on the Above Date. / JERRY C. MILES, Commander GEORGE W. ROSS, Clerk / FARES / ADULTS and Children over 12. . $4.50 / Children 5 to 12 . . . . $3.00.” The back of the ticket is blank.
Place purchased
Georgetown, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place used
Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
tickets
Topic
Amusements
Associations and institutions
Local and regional
Societies
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Long Gallery Harlem
Object number
2017.1.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d5891811-fb00-41b5-a550-bc45418eeec0

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