Gold Beehive LDS WOMANHO-MIA Very Early Pin For Sale
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Gold Beehive LDS WOMANHO-MIA Very Early Pin:
Beehive Girls LDS WOMANHO-MIA pin circa 1920's.
Beehive Girls Club was started in 1913 by Church of LDS for girls 14 and older. Each girl had to earn 25 cents to purchase the pin. This is a very early pin, probably 1920's, and, although it is not marked, the pins tests to be 14K Gold.
Note: The later pins did not have the MIA on the pin.
Each of the letters have meaning. WO: Woman, MA: Mankind, HO: Home. MIA: Mutual Improvement.
Each girl had to know the Beehive Promise:
On my honor, each day I will
Have Faith, Seek Knowledge, Safeguard Health, Honor Womanhood, Understand Beauty, Know Work, Love Truth, Taste the Sweetness of Service, Feel Joy.
Condition is Used, but Excellent. The locking latch is still in good working order.
In case you are interested, the pin weighs 1.4g.
Buyer pays USPS First Class Shipping.