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Unknown [George E. Stringfellow]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09677.45.01 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Chicago, Illinois Type: Photograph Date: 1958 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 18 x 12.8 cm.

One photograph dated 1958. A portrait photo of George E. Stringfellow in a suit and bow tie. He is also wearing the traditional fez of the Shriner organization. He has various Masonic and Shriner medals in his suit pocket.

Shriners International describes itself as a fraternity based on fun, fellowship, and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, relief, and truth. There are approximately 350,000 members from nearly 200 temples (chapters) in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, the Republic of Panama, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Europe, and Australia. The organization is best known for the Shriners Hospitals for Children that it administers, and the red fezzes that members wear.

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