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  • Collection: African American Freemasonry & Fraternalism

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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…

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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…

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

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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A medical certification letter issued by Doctor Eugene T. Butler for J. W. Gee. Dated August 26, 1906. In this letter, Doctor Eugene T. Butler certifies that he has examined Gee and finds him eligible for membership in any fraternal society. Butler’s…

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A photographic postcard print of the reception room of the new Prince Hall Masonic Home of Rock Island, Illinois. Dated about 1927. This real photo postcard print or RPPC depicts reception room of the new Prince Hall Masonic Home of Rock Island,…

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A photographic postcard print of the new Prince Hall Masonic Home of Rock Island, Illinois. Dated about 1927. This real photo postcard print or RPPC depicts main entrance of the new Prince Hall Masonic Home of Rock Island, Illinois, shortly after its…

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A photographic postcard print of the new Prince Hall Masonic Home of Rock Island, Illinois. Dated about 1927. This real photo postcard print or RPPC depicts the reverse of the new Prince Hall Masonic Home of Rock Island, Illinois, shortly after its…