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  • Collection: African American Freemasonry & Fraternalism

Petition for initiation for William S. Miller

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An undated membership application for William S. Miller. In this document, Miller applies for membership at Arkansas Valley Lodge, No. 21, of Wichita, Kansas.

Handwritten petition from Joseph Wilson, Jr., to Arkansas Valley Lodge, No. 21, 1907 May 18

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A handwritten petition from Joseph Wilson, Jr., to the members of Arkansas Valley Lodge, No. 21. Dated May 18, 1907. In this petition, Wilson applies for membership at Arkansas Valley Lodge, No. 21, of Wichita, Kansas.

Unissued International F. & A.M. Masons application, about 1975

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An unissued membership application for the International Free & Accepted Modern Masons. Dated about 1975.

Letter from Claud W. Williams to Arkansas Valley Lodge, No. 21, 1898 December 5

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A letter from Claud W. Williams to the members of Arkansas Valley Lodge, No. 21. Dated December 5, 1898. In this letter, Williams applies for membership at Arkansas Valley Lodge, No. 21, of Wichita, Kansas.

Letter from the committee of the Inter-State Conference of Knights Templars, about 1908

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A letter from the committee of the Inter-State Conference of Knights Templars to the Prince Hall Knights Templars of Kansas. Dated about 1908. In this letter, the committee reports that Grand Commandery Knights Templar of the Jurisdiction of Illinois…

Letter of recommendation from Grand Master Dennis A. Jones for Alexander Carter, 1900 August 5

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A letter of recommendation from Grand Master Dennis A. Jones for Alexander Carter. Dated August 5, 1900. In this letter, Grand Master Jones certifies Carter is in good standing as a Master Mason and recommends his acceptance to a subordinate lodge in…

Washington Lodge minute book, 1926-1931

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A minute book created by Washington Lodge, No. 6, Prince Hall, of Charleston, West Virginia. Dated 1926-1931.

Prince Hall Master Mason certificate issued to Russell L. Randolph, 1962 May 10

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A Prince Hall Master Mason certificate issued by the Grand Lodge of New York to Russell L. Randolph of Lebanon Lodge, No. 54. Dated May 10, 1962. Signed by both the Grand Master for New York, Dr. Richard H. Stitt, and the Grand Secretary, Alton L.…

Charity department death benefits certificate issued to Willie Douglass, 1918 June 3

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A death benefits certificate issued by Mount Olive Grand Lodge, Free & Accepted Ancient York Masons of Virginia, to Willie Douglass of Williamsville, Virginia. Dated June 3, 1918. In this document, Douglass purchases death benefits to be paid out in…

Prince Hall Master Mason certificate issued by Hermon Lodge, No. 21, to Theodore Gleghorn, 1921 October 10

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A Prince Hall Master Mason certificate issued by Hermon Lodge, No. 21, to Theodore Gleghorn. Dated October 10, 1921. Signed by Hermon Lodge’s Worshipful Master Charles Murdock and Secretary P. B. French. Imprint at the bottom of the certificate…