The Internet Guide to OA Insignia
 
Chicago Area Council (118)
Chicago, IL
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1929
Lodge Totem: Arrow and hand of fellowship representing five original lodges
Name Translation:  
Changes: 1929: From merger of Moqua 7, Wakay 13, Checaugau 21, Blackhawk 23, and Garrison 25
2007 Membership+: 501

+Sum of predecessor lodges' membership for new lodges. GNYC lodges' membership numbers are total for all GNYC lodges.

 

 

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Lodge Issues
R1      Now listed as YR 1   
R2 LBR C PGR RED RED WAB; EMB on felt; BSA   
R3 DYL C WHT RED RED WAB; no stitching around hand; BSA   
R3.5 TAN C TAN RED   Composition material; 1951 Nat'l Meeting aide   
R4 DYL C WHT RED RED WHT stitching around hand; BSA; MVE: DRD letters   
R5a DYL C WHT RED RED YEL stitching around hand; TRR; BSA; MVE: YEL   
R5b DYL C WHT RED RED TRS; BSA  
R5b        (on neckerchief) 
R6 GMY R BLK GMY  DYL 50; GMY 1921-1971 ANN Fellowship   
R7 GMY R BLK     GMY T-bird & WWW; RED arrow; (50th officers)   
R8a DOR R BLK DOR   GMY 7; Hand of Service; CB   
R8b DOR R BLK DOR   PB   
R8          
R9 WHT R LYL     ORG T-bird; RED inner bdr. (design like R7)   
R10 GMY R BLK ORG   WHT Inner board; ORG SERVICE CORPS; w/tab   
Data for 15 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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