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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Lynn Abbott collection

Identifier: SC2501
Content Description The Lynn Abbott collection is comprised of three photographs collected by Abbott as part of his research on African American life in Louisiana. The first is an undated photograph by Villard Paddio of an office setting, likely that of Unity Life Insurance Company in New Orleans. Those pictured include: Lillian John, John Simon, Amelia Clott, Janet [illegible name], Mildred Brown, Pinkey Hills, Lena Woodruff, Anona Milanez, Mabel Twine, William J. Huntley, Hilda Burns, Clifton H. Denson, and...
Dates: Other: 1920-1953

M. W. Prince Hall Grand Lodge, F. & A. M. for the State of Louisiana records

Identifier: 607
Scope and Contents The records of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons for the State of Louisiana are a rich source of primary documentation about the history of African American freemasonry in Louisiana and throughout the United States, the period of post-Civil War Reconstruction (1865-1877), the long civil rights movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries (1878-1954) and the modern civil rights movement (1955-1968). The...
Dates: Created: 1857-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1980; Other: Date acquired: 08/13/2008

Reuben Myles Papers

Identifier: 730
Scope and Contents The Reuben Myles papers mainly consists of materials related to Myles' Masonic activities, specifically his work as the Grand Master of Trinity Lodge #175 in Monroe, Louisiana of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons of Louisiana. The Trinity Lodge records are not complete; however they include resolutions, occasional correspondence and lodge reports, mortgage information, and minutes. The records also include publications such as by-laws,...
Dates: Created: 1946-1982; Other: Date acquired: 04/17/2007