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Guide to the Foresters of America. Court Concordia, No. 119 (Sacramento, Calif.) and Court Sacramento, No. 12 (Sacramento, Calif.) records
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Series 1: Administrative records

Series Scope and Content Summary

Administrative records are composed primarily of large minute books in large books and ledgers. Court Concordia minutes are mostly in German although membership information is in both English and German. Court Sacramento materials are entirely in English. One box of documents (Box 11) contains correspondence, newsletters, event flyers and recruitment information and other ephemera mostly dating from the 1938 to 1949, although the range is 1894-1959. Membership information is contained in ledgers. Also included are applications for membership along with medical forms; three group photographs; certificates; and three records of proceedings of annual sessions of the Grand Court of California dating from 1949-1959.
 

Subseries 1.1: Meeting minutes

Box 11 Folder 4

Order of Foresters minute book, Court Sacramento No. 12 01/11/1898-05/19/1903

Box 11 Folder 3

Order of Foresters minute book, Court Sacramento No. 12 01/03/1893-01/04/1898

Box 1 Folder 1

Minutes record book, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 01/23/1942- 04/10/1959

Box 1 Folder 2

Order of Foresters minute book, Court Sacramento No. 6861 04/05/1888-12/27/1892

Box 4 Folder 4

Minutes record book, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 04/20/1884-10/15/1897

Box 4 Folder 5

Order of Foresters minute book, Court Sacrmento No. 12 05/26/1903-12/08/1908

Box 14 Folder

Minutes record book, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 05/27/1910-06/23/1916

Box 1 Folder 3

Minutes record book, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 06/15/1923-02/28/1930

Box 2 Folder 2

Minutes record book, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 06/22/1900-10/28/1904

Box 4 Folder 3

Minutes record book, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 06/30/1916-11/07/1919

Box 6 Folder 1

Order of Foresters minute book, Court Sacramento No. 6861 07/14/1882-12/11/1884

Box 7 Folder 1

Foresters of America minute book #12, Court Sacramento No. 12 07/25/1916- 08/06/1918

Box 8 Folder 1

Foresters of America minute book, Court Sacramento No. 12 08/03/1926-08/05/1930

Box 8 Folder 2

Foresters of America minute book, Court Sacramento No. 12 08/19/1930-10/02/1934

Box 7 Folder 2

Order of Foresters minute book, Court Sacramento No. 12 08/20/1918-07/19/1922

Box 8 Folder 3

Order of Foresters minute book, Court Sacramento No. 12 10/16/1934-11/15/1938

Box 4 Folder 1

Minutes record book, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 10/22/1897-06/15/1900

Box 5 Folder 5

Board of directors minutes 10/28/1889-12/12/1898

Box 3 Folder 1

Minutes record book, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 11/04/1904-05/20/1910

Box 2 Folder 1

Minutes record book, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 11/14/1919-06/08/1923

Box 2 Folder 6

Order of Foresters minute book, Court Sacramento No. 12 12/15/1908-07/18/1916

Box 2 Folder 1

Order of Foresters minute book, Court Sacramento No. 6861 12/18/1884-03/27/1888

Box 1 Folder 2

Minutes record book, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 3/14/1930 - 01/09/1942

Box 7 Folder 3

Foresters of America minute book, Court Sacramento No. 12 8/01/1922-07/20/1926

 

Subseries 1.2: Correspondence and other related

Box 11 Folder 7

Papers found in Minutes Record Book 12/01/1924; 03/09/1928;12/15/1928

Box 11 Folder 13

Papers, Court Sacramento No. 12 1940

Box 11 Folder 15

Papers, Court Sacramento No. 12 1941

Box 11 Folder 33

Correspondence and checks, Court Concordia No. 119 1949

Box 11 Folder 11

Papers, Court Sacramento No. 12 1938-1939

Box 11 Folder 12

Papers, Court Sacramento No. 12 1939-1942

Box 11 Folder 14

Papers, Court Sacramento No. 12 1940-1942

Box 11 Folder 4

Forester's of America card with opening ode, others circa 1906

Box 11 Folder 8

Notes found inside Minutes Book 10/16/1934

Box 11 Folder 6

Annotated amendments to Court by-laws and resolutions 12/16/1919

Box 11 Folder 9

Constitution, Court Concordia No. 119 1906, 1913

 

Subseries 1.3: Membership

Box 2 Folder 3

Membership ledger, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 01/01/1900-12/07/1906

Box 3 Folder 3

Membership ledger, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 01/01/1906-01/13/1911

Box 15 Folder

Membership ledger, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 01/01/1911-01/01/1959

Box 10 Folder 12

Foresters of America Visitor's register: Record of visitors to Concordia No. 119 04/02/[1915]-05/04/1916

Box 11 Folder 3

Application register A. O. F of A., Court Concordia No. 119 04/14/1894-01/20/1911

Box 9 Folder 3

Membership ledger, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 04/20/1894-09/24/1941

Box 9 Folder 2

Membership Ledger, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 04/20/1894-12/01/1899

Box 5 Folder 6

Officer's roll book, Court Concordia No. 119 06/30/1894-01/1910

Box 10 Folder 11

Record of beneficiary, Court Sacramento No. 12 07/20/1926-06/01/1937

Box 6 Folder 3

Protocol Buch des Club Concordia (German) 11/11/1898-12/28/1935

Box 10 Folder 1

Order of Foresters initiation book, Court Sacramento No. 12 11/23/1897-?

Box 5 Folder 1

Order of Foresters membership roster, Court Capitol of California No.6742 1881-1929

 

Subseries 1.4 Certificates

Box 12 Folder 2

Certificates -Ancient Oder of Foresters of America Dispensation, Court Concordia No. 8393 04/20/1894

Box 12 Folder 3

Certificates - Deputy Grand Chief Ranger's Commission 1915, 1931, 1932, 1940

Box 12 Folder 5

Membership certificates (3), Court Concordia No. 119 undated

 

Subseries 1.5 Medical

Box 11 Folder 1

Medical Examination forms, Court Concordia No. 119 10/30/1913-12/26/1913

Box 11 Folder 2

Medical Examination forms, Court Concordia No. 119 undated

 

Subseries 1.6 Photographs

Box 12 Folder 1

Photograph " Orden der herman Sohne" circa 1954

Box 12 Folder 4

Photographs- Drill Team of Court Schiller No. 120 F. of A., Court Schiller No. 120 undated

 

Subseries 1.7 Proceedings

Box 11 Folder 35

Proceedings of the 70th annual session of the Grand Court of California, Santa Rosa, California 05/21/1959-05/23/1959

Box 11 Folder 34

Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Sessions of the Grand Court of California, Sacramento, California 05/15/1952-05/17/1952

Box 11 Folder 32

Proceedings of the 60th Annual Sessions of the Grand Court of California, Marysville, California 05/19/1949-05/21/1949

 

Subseries 1.8 Reports

Box 10 Folder 4

Foresters of America investigating committee reports, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 03/12/1915-03/26/1915

 

Series 2: Artifacts

Series Scope and Content Summary

Apart from the velvet collar/shawl and a wooden box with different colored stones, this series is comprised of a variety of committee ribbons, pins and medallions
Box 16 Folder 1

Committee ribbons, Court Concordia No. 119 undated

Box 16 Folder 2

Stag head medallions undated

Box 16 Folder 3

Official members regalia badges undated

Box 16 Folder 4

Foresters of America badges with motto undated

Box 16 Folder 5

Assorted medallions, Court Concordia No. 119 undated

Box 16 Folder 6

Velvet, tasseled "collar/shawl," Court Concordia No. 119 undated

Box 16 Folder 7

Container with drawer, Court Concordia No. 119 undated

 

Series 3: Financial records

Series Scope and Content Summary

These records span the period 1894-1960 and included ledgers, cash books, reports, stock ledgers and certificates, as well as cancelled checks.
 

Subseries 3.1 Financial records

Box 6 Folder 2

Order of Foresters ledger 01/01/1924-01/01/1939

Box 9 Folder 1

Cash book 01/03/1950-06/02/1959

Box 11 Folder 30

Financial-Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 02/10/1950-06/09/1950

Box 11 Folder 29

Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 02/25/1949-06/24/1949

Box 11 Folder 20

Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 02/26/1943-06/25/1943 ; 04/25/1947-05/23/1947

Box 11 Folder 21

Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 03/24/1944-03/23/1945

Box 11 Folder 25

Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 04/12/1946-06/28/1946

Box 11 Folder 27

Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 06/13/1947-06/27/1947; 06/09/1950-09/08/1950

Box 11 Folder 22

Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 06/22/1945-09/28/1945

Box 11 Folder 19

Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 09/25/1942-12/11/1942

Box 11 Folder 26

Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 09/27/1946-12/27/1946

Box 11 Folder 28

Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 10/10/1947-12/26/1947

Box 11 Folder 10

Sacramento-San Joaquin Bank cancelled checks 10/12/1928-12/28/1928

Box 11 Folder 23

Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 10/12/1945-12/14/1945

Box 11 Folder 20

Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 12/11/1942-03/26/1943

Box 11 Folder 24

Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 12/14/1945-03/22/1946

Box 11 Folder 19

Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 01/14/1944-03/24/1944

Box 11 Folder 18

Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 06/12/1942-09/25/1942

Box 11 Folder 17

Bank of America cancelled checks, Court Concordia No. 119 12/26/1941-03/27/1942

Box 11 Folder 16

Documents found in Stock certificates #2010-2259: Buffalo Brewing Co. 08/26/1940-05/11/1945

Box 11 Folder 31

Documents found inside Cash Book 01/03/1950-06/02/1959 05/22/1953; 02/01/1955; 05/24/1955; 06/24/1958

 

Subseries 3.2 Financial reports

Box 13 Folder

Monthly and quarterly reports to the Grand Court of California, Foresters of America, Court Concordia No. 119 01/1948-12/31/1949

Box 13 Folder 2

Monthly and quarterly reports to the Grand Court of California, Foresters of America, Court Concordia No. 119 01/1950-12/31/1953

Box 13 Folder 3

Monthly and quarterly reports to the Grand Court of California, Foresters of America, Court Concordia No. 119 01/1954-12/31/1955

Box 13 Folder 4

Monthly and quarterly reports to the Grand Court of California, Foresters of America, Court Concordia No. 119 01/1956-12/31/1957

Box 13 Folder 5

Monthly and quarterly reports to the Grand Court of California, Foresters of America, Court Sacramento No. 12 01/1958-12/31/1959

Box 11 Folder 5

Reports and receipts 12/13/1913;09/22/1929;12/27/1933; 08/1934

Box 6 Folder 4

Ledger, Court Concordia No. 119 001/06/1899-01/12/1917

Box 10 Folder 5

Ledger, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 01/01/1910-01/01/1929

Box 10 Folder 13

Auditor's reports, Court Concordia No. 119 01/01/1941-03/31/1950

Box 4 Folder 2

Financial Ledger, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 01/03/1902-09/25/1908

Box 10 Folder 16

Report of the financial secretary, Court Concordia No. 119 03/31/1931-12/31/1954

Box 5 Folder 3

Order of Foresters stock ledger 04/01/1897-01/13/1937

Box 10 Folder 2

Stock book : Ancient Order of Foresters 04/01/1897-10/07/[19]38

Box 5 Folder 2

Order of Foresters stock journal 04/01/1897-10/07/1939

Box 10 Folder 3

Cash book 04/01/1959-07/1960

Box 10 Folder 14

Treasurer's cash, Court Concordia No. 119 04/20/[1894]-01/01/1910

Box 10 Folder 7

Financial Secretary's Reports A. O. F. of A., Court Concordia No. 8393/No. 119 06/04/1894-06/03/1908

Box 10 Folder 15

Treasurer's reports, Court Concordia No. 119 06/30/1894-03/31/1918

Box 10 Folder 6

Auditor's reports, Court Concordia No. 8393/ No. 119 07/08/1884-03/31/1919

Box 10 Folder 9

Stock certificates #2010-2259: Buffalo Brewing Co. 08/02/1940-08/31/1945

Box 5 Folder 4

Order of Foresters financial secy's reports 09/30/1884-12/31/1919

Box 10 Folder 8

Disbursements, Court Concordia No. 119 09/30/1908-06/30/1919

Box 3 Folder 2

Financial Ledger, Court Concordia No. 119 (German) 10/02/1908-12/26/1913

Box 11 Folder 36

Bank of America check register, Court Concordia No. 119 1958-1959

Box 10 Folder 17

Foresters of America report of trustees circa 1915

Box 10 Folder 10

Foresters of America sick and mortuary benefits undated