Woodmen of the World and Women of the Woodcraft

Some of the gravestones in the Alhambra Cemetery bear the inscription and logo of the Woodmen of the World. The Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society was founded in Omaha, Nebraska in 1890 by Joseph Cullen Root.  By 1900 it had more than 500,000 members. Symbols which were used by the order included the tree […]