William Spurgeon Askew's membership certificate


Title
William Spurgeon Askew's membership certificate
Description
A certificate (1909) stating membership of William Spurgeon Askew to The Grand Fountain of the United Order of True Reformers. The certificate states that upon Askew’s death that his wife, Juliet L. Askew, shall receive $125.00 from the organization. The Richmond, Virginia-based organization was one of many fraternal organizations established to make up for limited funds available from The Freedman’s Bureau. It was established specifically to economically assist formerly enslaved persons and their families.
Date
1909
Original Format
certificates
Extent
29cm x 47cm
Local Identifier
0691-005-s8-ss1-b161-fa
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
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