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Catalog Number 1965.283.073
Object Name Diploma
Scope & Content Diploma, mounted on linen, naming Russell A. Alger an honorary member of the Alger Republican Club of the Eighth Ward in Chicago, Illinois, dated February 15th 1890. The diploma is affixed with the seal of the Alger Republican Club of the 8th Ward. The text of the diploma is as follows:

"Alger Republican Club of the Eighth Ward
Diploma

This is to certify that on the eight day of February A.D. 1890 the said Club was organized in the City of Chicago in the County of Cook and State of Illinois. And among other business transacted General Russell A. Alger of the City of Detroit, Wayne County, State of Michigan was unanimously elected an Honorary member of the above mentioned Club.

Given under our hand this 15th day of February 1890.
Frank J. Pechota
President

Chas. F. Wittmeyer
Secretary"
Date 1890
People Alger, Russel Alexander Sr.
Pechota, Frank J.
Wittmeyer, Charles F.
Extent of Description 15" x 19.5"
Collection Biographical
Search Terms Alger Republican Club of the Eighth Ward