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Thoennessen, Daniel R.

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Shriner Potentate A.J. McKenzie
This photograph is a formal portrait of Shriner Potentate A.J. McKenzie taken in 1930.

Grand Shiek Adept E. Mealy El
This photograph is a formal portrait of the Moorish Science Temple’s Divine Minster Grand Shiek Adept E. Mealy El taken in 1928.

The Black Legion
This photograph (taken at an unknown time–-likely during the late 1920s or 1930s) is a portrait of two members of the Black Legion white supremacist group wearing ceremonial robes and carrying weapons

The Holy Koran of The Moorish Science Temple of America is the founding document of the Moorish Science Temple religious movement.

Black Legion
This is a movie poster for the 1937 melodrama film, The Black Legion. This Warner Brothers production starred Humphrey Bogart (prior to his widespread fame) as a midwestern factory worker who joins the Black Legion. The film’s story is based on the…

Front Page of The Weekly Newspaper of the Moorish Science Temple of America
This is a photograph of the February 1, 1929 front page of the “Moorish Guide”–the national edition of the Moorish Science Temple’s official newspaper. The headlines of the paper indicate that the Prophet Drew Ali has commanded his followers to elect…

Front Page of The Weekly Newspaper of the Moorish Science Temple of America
This is a photograph of the February 1, 1929 front page of the “Moorish Guide”–the national edition of the Moorish Science Temple’s official newspaper. The headlines of the paper indicate that the Prophet Drew Ali has commanded his followers to elect…
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