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District Nine: Chicago’s Defender of the Truth

Brother George T. Kersey, whom today we are honoring with this post, served District Nine, with honor and distinction as it’s #DistrictGrandMaster…. Although Born in North Carolina his family uprooted from the toils of the Southern Culture and moved to Chicago. He married Emma King in 1895. He graduated from the International College of Chicago […]

JONAS THOMAS KENNEDY GUOOF SC MEMBER

View this post on Instagram It pains me to search far and wide matching names to records of our members only to find that they have already transcended this world…….What I wouldn't give to sit down and have a conversation about the Order! I introduce to you our brother Jonas Thomas Kennedy…. This fine fellow […]

DISTRICT 18 @ DISTRICT 13

View this post on Instagram #VICE #GRAND TO #VICE #GRAND #DISTRICT #18 @ #DISTRICT #13 #sodacity #sodacitysc #oddfellows #GUOOF #LEGENDFILMLABS #FLT A post shared by LEGEND FILM LABS (@legendfilmlabs) on May 21, 2019 at 10:02pm PDT  

Past Grand Master District #29 meets District #18 DDGM

I got a chance to meet Past Grand Master @kingvon__thefirst of District #29 (Another Country) Aurora Lodge #810 #Nassau #Bahamas. This #brother travels all over the #world. We met at the old District #18 Grand Lodge on Auburn ave. We talked about the #history of our cultures. THE GRAND UNITED ORDER OF #ODD #FELLOWS is […]

BHM Honors: District 13 and 22’s Power Couple

I have to take time out to honor our sisterhood know by all as the Household of Ruth.  I am a little upset about the timing of this find because I was a day late and a dollar short of having the pleasure of interviewing this local heroine….She was District 22’s Most Noble Governor and […]

Justice for All : an event with Dr. Cleveland Sellers

If anyone asks……….it’s for the cause of so many of our predecessors whose souls I hope to stir, as we honor their all but forgotten legacies…….. I attended the Grand opening for an exhibit titled “Justice for All” at the University of South Carolina’s special collections department in the library. There are over 300 rarely […]

We Must Rage Against the Dying of the “Light”

Greetings in FL&T, from the desk of Bro. Supreme Page : Worthy Brothers and sisters of the Grand United Order of Oddfellows in America and Jurisdiction Happy New Year !!!! The past year for District 13 was chock full of ups and downs yet we are still going strong and still moving forward.  Our strength […]

Wayman Lodge #1339 is growing!

There are three types of people in this world : 1. Those who make things happen. 2.Those who watch what happens. 3. Those who wonder what happened. It pleases me to announce that here in Columbia, SC.  The brethren of Wayman Lodge 1339 are growing.  It goes without saying that fraternal organizations are experiencing a […]

From Our Official History Book

The object and benefits of our Order were most beautifully explained by Grand Secretary Wm. M. Nelson, on the fifth day September, 1853, on the occasion of a grand banquet by Shakespeare Lodge, 252, at Manchester, England….. The Address is a model of elegant diction, chaste English . and comprehensive thought. It was published in […]

Quest for freedom

Bro. George W. Latimer was born in Norfolk, Virginia. His father, Mitchell Latimer, was white and his mother, Margaret an African slave belonging to his uncle Edward A. Latimer. In the early part of his life he was owned by a man named Edward Mallery, for whom he worked as a domestic servant until the […]

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