Badge, Fraternal
1940 Approximate
Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F. IOOF) Comee Lodge No. 25 Ribbon. Material: metal, textile, plastic. Size: 3" W. x 8 3/4" L. Description: black silk ribbon; red silk backing; vertically designed rectangle; silver printing on both sides: "Comee Lodge, No. 25 IOOF Waseca, Minn."; metallic fringe at bottom edge; gold medallion suspended from a gold metal oval pin at top of ribbon; paper label between ribbons: "Made by the M.G. Lilley & Co., Columbus, Ohio, Manufacturers of Badges, Banners, Flags, Buttons, Uniforms and Secret Society Supplies".
Waseca organization: Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.), a secret society for the mutual aid and benefit of the members, originated in England in the 18th Century. Comee Lodge, No. 25 IOOF. Peterson.