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Ohio Grove Grange No. 1842 Records (DeKalb County)


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Collection Overview

Title: Ohio Grove Grange No. 1842 Records (DeKalb County), 1928-1991

ID: RHC/RC/227

Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 11/04/1996

Subjects: DeKalb County (Ill), National Grange, National Grange. Ohio Grove Grange (DeKalb County, Ill.)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The materials in this collection document the history of the Ohio Grove Grange #1842 from 1928 to 1967, with some scattered materials from the 1970's and 1980's.  Minutes from the 1930's through the 1950's make up the first part of the collection, detailing projects, fundraisers, activities, officer elections and social affairs.  Dues Account books and a Roll Book span the years 1928-1967 and provide information about Grange members.  Juvenile Grange meeting minutes from 1945-1947 provide information on young peoples’ activities.  Songbooks and materials from the Illinois State and National Grange, some of which mention Northern Illinois Granges, give researchers a broad background on Granges and their activities.

Collection Historical Note

The Ohio Grove Grange #1842, DeKalb County, was founded in 1928 with fifteen charter members.  Meetings were usually held in their own Grange Hall.  Civic programs and social activities were the major focus of the Grange.

Subject/Index Terms

DeKalb County (Ill)
National Grange
National Grange. Ohio Grove Grange (DeKalb County, Ill.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Northern Illinois University

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.

Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection are held by the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.

Acquisition Source: Marje McClure

Acquisition Method: Marje McClure of Maple Park, Illinois, donated the Ohio Grove Grange #1842 collection to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on November 14, 1996.

Related Materials: Researchers seeking information concerning other granges in the northern Illinois region should consult the Regional Collections Guide.

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Folder 1-3: Minutes, December 4, 1931-February 1, 1935; January 7, 1944-January 5, 1951
Folder 4: Dues Account Books, 1928-1967
Folder 5: Roll Book, 1928-1967
Folder 6: Juvenile Grange Meeting Minutes, March 2, 1945-August 1, 1947
Folder 7-8: Songbooks, 1983, no date
Folder 9: Illinois Granger, February 1944; April/July 1959
Folder 10: National Grange Monthly, July-August 1959
Folder 11: Bicentennial Proclamation, 1975
Folder 12: Rededication Ceremony, 1991

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