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Allegheny Council
Pittsburgh, PA
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1931
Lodge Totem: Red squirrel
Name Translation: Red Squirrel  (Lenape)
Changes: 1966: Merged with Chimalus 242 to form Kiasutha 57
 

 

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Lodge Issues
C1a RED  BLK   type 6A; BLK backing   
C1b RED  BLK   WHT backing; no label   
C1c RED   BLK     WHT backing; SPC 3.5   
L1   RED   RED arrow behind "K"   
N1   BLU RED  EMB   
N2   WHT   RED EMB WWW; BLK circle; cut out squirrel chenille on silk   
N3   RED WHT  EMB; "Area 3F"   
N3.5   DYL BLK  EMB;   
N3.6   RED WHT  EMB; chainstitched name   
N4   WHT   handpainted R4-6 design   
N4.5   LYL RED  EMB with R4   
N5   GRN   SSC; "Indian Dance Team" "57"   
N6     RED     SSC   
N7a GRN P RED BLK  SSC; outlined leaves   
N7b GRN P RED BLK  SSC; thick letters; almost solid leaves   
R0.5 RED  BLK   RED canvas back; clefted nose; two lines in ear and distinct outlined rear foot. (1935)   
R1a RED  BLK   RED canvas back w/ SPC type 2b label; dimple nose; two lines that come together in ear and partially outlined rear foot (1938)   
R1b RED  BLK   no label; WHT gauze back   
R2 DOR  BLK   Gauze back; line for nose; single line in ear and pointed indistinct bottom foot   
R3 RED  BLK   felt; EMB RED squirrel; (1943)   
R4a WHT  WHT   felt; VER EMB squirrel; WAB; tag from pupil to left of eye socket(1947)   
R4b WHT  WHT   pupil has no tags and does not touch socket; DGR leaves   
R4c WHT  WHT   GRN leaves; fuzzy branch below squirrel's paws   
R4d WHT  WHT   GRN leaves have no median marks   
R4e WHT  WHT   no RED dashes at bottom of tail   
R4.5 RED R WHT   felt; VER EMB squirrel; non marrowed R/E (1947)   
R5a WHT  WHT   felt; HOR EMB squirrel;leaf under tail has BRN stem; OLV leaves; curved pupil in eye; OLV leaves   
R5b WHT  WHT   straight pupil in eye; GRN leaves; OLV leaves   
R5c WHT  WHT   OLV leaves; thin ears   
R5d WHT  WHT   GRN leaves   
R6 WHT  WHT   felt; HOR EMB squirrel; leaf under tail has GRN stem   
S1 RED C GRY GRN  FF   
S2a RED C WHT GRN   thin letters; 2mm bdr.   
S2b RED C WHT GRN  Thick letters; 3mm bdr.   
S2          
S3 GRN R M/C DYL  A.R.   
S4a GRN R M/C DYL  A.L.; RED squirrel and top color of bkgd   
S4b GRN R M/C DYL  ROR squirrel and top color of bkgd   
S4          
 
YC1 BLK   BLK         
YJ1 RED C WHT GRN  Jumbo flap   
YJ2      Now listed as YJI for Kiasutha Lodge   
YJ3 GRN C M/C YEL   Jumbo Flap   
ZS1?          
Data for 44 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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