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The Order has just been featured at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum in their virtual exhibit "America's Mailing Industry," which was launched on September 13, 2016, at a reception in Washington, DC.

The Smithsonian Postal Museum recognizes the Elks' quiet network of good deeds. With 28.2 million visitors each year to the Smithsonian Museums, this is a very powerful forum on which to appear!

Read the full write-up on the Smithsonian museum's website here.

Current Issue: March 2018

Features

14

150 Years of Elkdom: American Pride and Service to Youth, by Tom Scudder

Between 1958 and 1978, the Order continued to demonstrate its national pride and its unswerving devotion to youth and veterans.

30

Edwin Forbes: Illustrating the Civil War, by Kent Ahrens

Artist Edwin Forbes traveled with Union troops during the American Civil War and recorded their experiences.

38

Schwinn: America on Two Wheels, by Eric Bryan

The name "Schwinn" is magical for millions of Americans who grew up riding bicycles through the streets of American towns.

46

Vancouver, Jewel of the Canadian Pacific, by Michael Stein

In little more than a century, Vancouver transformed itself from an Arctic exploration outpost into a world-class city.

Departments

4

Message from the GER

6

Travels of the GER

8

A Candidate for Grand Exalted Ruler

10

It's Your Business, by William J. Lynott

12

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

18

News of the Lodges

52

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

60

Elks Drug Awareness Program

 

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