History Explorer Podcast: Fraternal Orders

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Duration: 11 minutes
Date Posted: 7/19/2013

Often incorporating aspects ritual and secrecy, fraternal orders are voluntary associations of men and women that date back to the early 18th century. In this episode of the History Explorer podcast series, curator Tim Winkle discusses fraternal orders and his research on a particular object in the Museum collection that led him to some interesting discoveries. The resource includes a teacher guide and student worksheet.