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National Home Finding Society for Colored Children pamphlet, about 1922

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National Home Finding Society for Colored Children pamphlet. Dated about 1922. A fund-raising pamphlet created by Octavius Singleton’s National Home Finding Society for Colored Children, a Louisville, Kentucky, orphanage for African-American…

Receipt for the funeral expenses of William Tillman, 1921 January 30

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A receipt for the funeral expenses of William Tillman. Dated January 30, 1921. This receipt documents Jephtha Lodge's donation of fifty dollars to Ellen Tillman, the widow of William Tillman and a member of Jephtha Lodge. The donation was earmarked…

Financial report, 1921 January 31

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A financial report for the National Home Finding Society, Inc. Dated January 31, 1921. This informational pamphlet for the National Home Finding Society for Colored Children, an orphanage for African-American children, provided supporters with a…

Letter from Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, to Reverend O. Singleton, 1922 July 18

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A letter from Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, to Reverend O. Singleton. Dated July 18, 1922. In this reply to Superintendent Reverend O. Singleton's request for support, Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, donates $4.35 to the National Home Finding Society for Colored…

Letter from Reverend Octavius Singleton of the National Home Finding Society to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, 1922 August 6

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A letter from Reverend Octavius Singleton of the National Home Finding Society to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11. Dated August 6, 1922. In this letter, Superintendent Singleton thanks Jephtha Lodge for its support of the National Home Finding Society for…