Pride of Baltimore Lodge I.P.B.O.E. of W.


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In celebration of the 125th anniversary of the Afro American newspaper, we share this rare photograph captured by the Afro photographer. According to Publisher/CEO of the Afro, #JakeOliver, his relative, John H. Murphy, Jr. is in the front, fifth person from the left.

The Marching Club of Pride of Baltimore Lodge I.P.B.O.E. of W. No. 713 on steps of #SchoolNo130, Booker T. Washington Junior High School at McCulloh St and Lafayette Ave, August 1929. The National Elks Conference was held in Atlantic City, NJ the week of August 26, 1929.

Image courtesy of #NannyJackAndCo archives.