James D. Jenkins, Monroe Parker, Bernard Gray, and Charles D. Fowlkes, past masters of the masons, Los Angeles, 1967
- James D. Jenkins, Monroe Parker, Bernard Gray, and Charles D. Fowlkes, past masters of the masons, Los Angeles, 1967
- Alternative title
- Black Masons in Los Angeles
- Date Created
- December 21, 1967
Miriam Matthews Photograph Collection
Photograph caption: Clinging to his beautiful engraved plaque, past master Monroe P. Parker beams with appreciation as he poses with members of Thomas Waller Lodge No. 49. Parker was presented the plaque for more than forty-three years of meritorious service to the organization. Pictured from left to right are James D. Jenkins, senior warden; Monroe Parker, honoree; Bernard Gray, past master; and Charles D. Fowlkes, worshipful master. (Los Angeles Sentinel, 21 Dec. 1967: D5)
Bernard Gray was a realtor for Miracle Mortgage Service in Carson. He also served as an officer and reverend at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, and was a master at the Thomas Waller Masonic Lodge #49.
Monroe Parker was a Baptist minister and a master at the Thomas Waller Masonic Lodge #49.
James D. Jenkins was the reverend of Phillip's Chapel located at 1500 E. 109th St.
- 1 photograph
- group portraits
- Subject topic
African American freemasons
Parker, Monroe P. (Monroe Philip), 1877-1973
Jenkins, James D.
Fowlkes, Charles D., 1910-1994
Freemasons. Prince Hall Grand Lodge (Calif.)
- Subject geographic
- Los Angeles (Calif.)
- Resource type
- still image