Kōrero: Men’s clubs

Foresters' meeting, 1903

Foresters' meeting, 1903

The officers and delegates at a Wellington district meeting of the Ancient Order of Foresters in Palmerston North in 1903 include two women. The Foresters had led friendly societies in admitting women, although, as the photo suggests, women were never strongly represented.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PAColl-D-0552

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Jock Phillips, 'Men’s clubs - Friendly societies and other fraternal organisations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/31288/foresters-meeting-1903 (accessed 16 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 May 2018