January 22, 2018, (unprocessed), 0.04 cubic feet; A photograph, ca. 1880-1920, of an African American Masonic group thought to be the King Solomon Lodge of New Bern, North Carolina. Established in 1865, it was the first African American Masonic Lodge in North Carolina. Bought with state funds from Battleground Antiques, New Bern, NC.
Purchased from Battleground Antiques
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African American Masonic Group Photograph (#1324), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA