Odd Fellows Hall, 928 Raymond Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Odd Fellows Hall

2001
Address: 928 Raymond Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Saint Anthony Park, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Historic Function: Civic
Current Function: Business
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Brick
Material of Roof: Asphalt

Saint Anthony Park Saint Paul Ramsey

Odd Fellows Hall, 928 Raymond Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.969141,-93.197949warning.png"44.969141.-93.197949" is not a number. )


"Odd fellows" do odd jobs, that is, they are day laborers. This fraternal organization, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, had many working class members in the 19th century. Many workers belonged to fraternal organizations for social reasons and because the organizations offered insurance policies that provided some protection against injury, ill health and old age before Social Security and other benefits were won in the 1930s. Some fraternal organizations were ethnically based.

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