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Altoona Societies and Fraternal Orders

 

AN ALTOONA TRIBUNE HISTORY SERIES, 1911-1912

 

THE KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS

History of the Order and Its Growth Within the City of Altoona.

 

THE YOUNG MEN'S INSTITUTE

Second of a Series of Articles in a History of Lodges Located in Altoona.

 

THE ROYAL ARCANUM GROWING

Something Concerning the Local Council as Well as the Order at Large.

 

ALTOONA LODGE B. P. O. ELKS

Organized October 6, 1888, With Twenty-Three Members, Now Has 480.

 

ALTOONA P.R.R. Y.M.C.A.

Organized in February, 1876, It Has Had a Long and Useful Existence.

 

Y.W.C.A. IS FIVE YEARS OLD

Established Here in April, 1906, It. Has Been Successful in a Marked Degree.

 

THE ALTOONA TURNGEMEINDE

This Popular German-American Organization Will Soon be Nine Years Old.

 

THE "BEACON LIGHT CLUB"

Well Known Hebrew Organization is Purely Local and Purely Social.

 

IMPROVED ORDER OF HEPTASOPHS

Altoona Conclave Was Organized in 1886 and Has Had a Wonderful Growth.

 

ALTOONA'S UNIVERSITY CLUB

Educational Association Is Only Six Years Old, But Has an Enviable Record.

 

COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY

Blair County's Doctors Have One of the Oldest Organizations in This Section.

 

THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

Altoona Council Has Been Active and Successful in the Ten Years of Its Life.

 

ALTOONA SONS OF VETERANS

History of the Order That Will Lift Burdens of Grand Army of the Republic.

 

MEN'S HEBREW ASSOCIATION

Not Yet a Year Old But Has Brilliant Prospects for the Future.

 

THE BLAIR COUNTY CLUB OF U. P. 

Not Large in Numbers but Nevertheless Hustling and Thoroughly Active

 

BLAIR COUNTY CLUB OF STATE

Great Plans Being Made - Organization One of the Largest of Institution.

 

WORK OF W. C. T. U. AND "Y."

Great Temperance Organizations Have Had Long and Successful Careers in City.

 

... more to come ... 

 

 

 

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