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These are postcards depicting Excelsior Masonic Lodge 261.

ca. 1915-1929

This postcard depicts Excelsior Masonic Lodge 261

ca. 1915-1929

In 1867, Charlotte was a community of 4500. Among these citizens were a handful of devout Jews. Faithful to their laws and traditions, the Hebrew Benevolent Society purchased 11 acres of what is now Statesville Avenue to be their Hebrew cemetery. …

Sitting left to right on floor: Bea Frankle, Leona Silver, Fay Rose, Edith Perry
Seated left to right: Irving Frankle, Nate Perry, Jeanette Diamond, Margaerite S., unknown, Elinor Hayman, Rhea White, unknown, Stella Levy, Clara Hayman, unknown,…

Hebrew Ladies Auxiliary - affiliated with the Hebrew United Brotherhood

March 11, 1917

Four-year-old Louis Silverstein was the son of Benjamin Silverstein, who came to Charlotte in 1893.

This photograph came from the Blumenthal Collection of Special Collections at the University of North Carolina. Pictured is four year old I.D. Blumenthal.