Jari C.Honora and James Morgan III will discuss a step by step guide to documenting fraternal society participation of ancestors and relatives as well as offer tips and tricks on how to locate documents in this field of study. They will show that through understanding fraternal happenings in state and local communities, researchers will be able to get a better understanding of not only who their ancestors were, but also a better understanding of relatives contributions to society at large.
James Morgan III is a Prince Hall Mason serving as Worshipful Master of Corinthian Lodge #18 in Washington, D.C. and as the Worshipful Associate Grand Historian of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia. Mr. Morgan is a member of the Phylaxis Society, the only independent research organization dedicated to study African American Freemasonry and Fraternalism and has published several critically acclaimed research papers in their journal. He recently co-wrote and pu