Fob, Watch
E.A. Everett's Watch Fob. Material: metal, textile. Description: gold metal pendant suspended from a black grosgrain ribbon; engraved on pendant: knight's armor headpiece with a red cross inside a crown; border printed: "In Hoc Signo Vinces"; reverse side: encircled initials: K.S.H.T.W.S.S.T. E.A. Everett was a Knights Templar of the Masonic Temple.
The donor is the great-grandson of William Everett, co-founder with Aughenbaugh, of the E. A. Co Mill in Waseca County. The Everett home, built by William's son Edward Everett, overlooking the east end of Clear Lake, was a showplace in its time, a classic Victorian-style home, it was demolished in 1958 it was an architectural and historical loss to Waseca County. This photo is from one of the Everett family albums, one entirely devoted to documenting the childhood of William Rinehart Everett, son of E. A. and Nettie Everett, and the donor's father. William R. Everett was born in Waseca, Minn., on May 13, 1891.