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Members of the King Frederick Consistory #38 Prince Hall Masons conduct a special Easter Sunrise Ceremony at Greater Middle Baptist Church, pastured by Rev. Benjamin L. Hooks, Memphis, Tennessee, 2005

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Photograph by:
Jason Miccolo Johnson, American  Search this
Subject of:
Greater Middle Baptist Church, American  Search this
Benjamin Hooks, American, 1925 - 2010  Search this
Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Tennessee, American, founded 1870  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (sheet): 15 7/8 x 19 3/4 in. (40.3 x 50.2 cm)
H x W (image): 12 1/2 x 18 3/4 in. (31.8 x 47.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
2005; printed 2012
A black-and-white photograph of a man lighting candles. He is wearing a dark colored jacket and bowtie, white gloves and a brimless hat. Three men are standing behind him. They are all dressed the same as the man lighting the candles. Additional people can be seen in the background. No inscriptions on the front or back.
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Baptist  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religion  Search this
The Black Church  Search this
Worship services  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jason Miccolo Johnson
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National Museum of African American History and Culture