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Jackson Club of Kalamazoo Program

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4285

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one program from the First Annual Banquet of the Jackson Club, Tuesday, March 24th, 1908. Embossed on the cover is an illustration of a golden eagle with two American flags and a shield with the American flag on it. These illustrations are framing a black and white portrait of Andrew Jackson. Inside the program is a dinner menu, the program of events, and a list of musical selections that were played during the banquet.


  • Creation: 1908-03-24


Biographical / Historical

The Jackson Club was officially organized on February 15th, 1908 and was composed of over 800 members, and the First Annual Banquet on March 24th, 1908 was attended by over 500. All members were leading Democrats from the Kalamazoo area. Four years after their formation, the Jackson Club changed their name to the Jefferson Club, on October 20th, 1912. They continued to hold yearly banquets with dinner and music and the event was very popular. They operated until approximately 1920.


.10 Cubic Feet

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased with funds from Starring Endowment.

Physical Description

The collection amounts to .10 cubic feet and is composed of one item from the Jackson Club of Kalamazoo. The item is a program from the First Annual Banquet of the Jackson Club, Tuesday, March 24th, 1908. The item is in fair condition. The cover is off white card stock with some scuffs and staining, and the inside pages are thinner off-white paper.

Jackson Club of Kalamazoo Program finding aid
Stephanie Chapman
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Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository

Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
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Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US
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