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Filing Cabinet Manuscripts

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African American Publications, 1957, 1959, 1962-1963, 1968, 1974 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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Title: African American Publications, 1957, 1959, 1962-1963, 1968, 1974Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1957

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-356

Primary Creator: Freemasons. Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Virginia (1875-)

Other Creators: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Virginia State Conference, Opinion Research Corporation (U.S.)

Extent: 3.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged by publication, then by year.

Date Acquired: 05/01/2007

Subjects: African American freemasons, African Americans, Fraternal organizations, United States--Race relations--History--20th century

Forms of Material: Newsletters, Public opinion polls

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Six The Bee Hive newsletters (1957-1974), one The Candle newsletter (1957), and one CBS News Public Opinion Survey (1968).

Biographical Note

The Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Virginia Free and Accepted Masons is a fraternal organization that was established on December 16, 1875. The organization is composed primarily of African American men, and its mission is to "dispense charity, promote family values, and [we] are endeavoring to significantly aid in the uplifting of humanity." MWPHGL-VA has published its newsletter, The Bee Hive, since 1957.

Subject/Index Terms

African American freemasons
African Americans
Fraternal organizations
United States--Race relations--History--20th century

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Purchase

Preferred Citation: African American Publications, MSS 0000-356, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed December 19, 2015.

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[Box 1: Filing Cabinet Manuscripts],

Box 1: Filing Cabinet ManuscriptsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: The Bee Hive Newsletters, 1957-1974Add to your cart.
The Beehive of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of the State of Virginia, Prince Hall Affiliation.
Item 1: Volume 1, Number 2, 1957 April, May, JuneAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Volume 1, Number 3, 1957 July, August, SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Volume 3, Number 3, 1959 July, August, SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Volume 6, Number 3, 1962 July, August, SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Volume 7, Number 1, 1963 January, February, MarchAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Volume 18, Number 2, 1974 April, May, JuneAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: The Candle Newsletter, 1957Add to your cart.
Item 1: Volume 1, Number 5, 1957 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Virginia State Conference-NAACP.
Folder 3: A CBS News Public Opinion Survey, 1968Add to your cart.
Item 1: White and Negro Attitudes Towards Race Related Issues and Activities, 1968 July 9Add to your cart.
Opinion Research Corporation, Research Park, Princeton, New Jersey.

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Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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