Badge with an image of the Newark, NJ Prince Hall Masonic Temple

Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Prince Hall Grand Lodge of New Jersey, American, founded 1845
Medium
ink on paper, metal, and plastic laminate
Dimensions
1 3/4 × 3/16 in. (4.4 × 0.5 cm)
Type
badges
Place depicted
188 Irvine Turner Blvd, Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Place collected
Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date
mid 20th cent.
Description
A white circular button with an image of the Prince Hall Masonic Temple in Newark, New Jersey. The front of the badge features a street level black-and-white image of a four-story building at the center. Text printed in black and curving around the upper and lower edge of the button reads [PRINCE HALL MASONIC TEMPLE / NEWARK, N.J.]. There is no fastener on the back of the badge, which has a circular metal insert and blank white paper backing.
Topic
African American
Communities
Freemasonry
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Massachusetts
Object number
2013.71.6
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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