Masonic apron of Bro. E. V. Berggren. Masonic identity card used during World War I
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- A Masonic apron (#33) said to have belonged to Brother E. V. Berggren, Pembroke Lodge, No. 128, A.F. & A.M., G.R.C. circa 1922. Appliqués and ribbons on silk; colours: light blue and gold.
Copy of a Masonic identity card (#161) issued by the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Canada, in the Province of Ontario, to serving brethren from this jurisdiction during World War I, and printed in English, French and German.
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Donor: Bro. B. L. Nehring, Niagara Lodge, No. 2. Date: May 1, 1991.
- on the identity card:
"Dear Sir and Brother:
University Lodge A.F & A.M. No. 496 presents herewith Bro.___ John A. Cooper ___ as a Master mason and worthy member of this lodge. We recommend him to the brotherly love and care of any Mason who may find him in distress or need incident to his service as the member of the Canadian or British Expeditionary Force, with the assurance that all necessary expenditure incurred will be repaid by this lodge. Any courtesy extended to our Brother will be deeply appreciated.
Toronto, Canada. Feb 15, 1917."
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- Colin K. Duquemin Masonic Museum
Niagara Lodge #2 A.F. & A.M., G.R.C.
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The Museum was named after Bro. Colin Duquemin for his work in preserving masonic past.
It is home to many artifacts from Niagara district, including regalia, books, certificates,
and masonic documents.
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