• Frank Scott and other Elks

    Frank Scott of the Elks is pictured walking beside the Beale St. Elks' delivery truck with other Elks. He is holding a box that says, "Red Goose."

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  • Shaking hands

    George W. Lee is pictured smiling as a woman is skaking hands with a young man; another Elk looks on.

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  • Elks float in a parade

    An elegant Elks float, carrying both male and female organization members, is pictured in a color photograph.

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  • Memphis Beale Street Elks at Christmas

    A group of Elks, including George W. Lee, are pictured outside the Atlanta Life Insurance building walking alongside a dump truck bearing a sign that reads, "Beale St. Elks Xmas Baskets."

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  • Elks award

    George W. Lee and a fellow Elk are pictured at an award ceremony, with a clock in the background indicating that it is 2:31.

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  • After the Coronation

    George W. Lee (front row, second left) is pictured as part of a large group of African Americans dressed formally (some wearing furs) in an outdoor setting in what appears to be the aftermath of some…

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  • Memphis Beale Street Elks at Christmas

    A group of Elks, including George W. Lee, and a large group of citizens are pictured outside the Atlanta Life Insurance building beside a dump truck carrying the Beale St. Elks Christmas Baskets.

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  • Formal Dinner

    Photograph featuring a man wearing what appears to be a military uniform, a man wearing an Elks sash, and a woman at what appears to be a formal dinner.

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  • Business - George Washington Lee

    A portrait of George Washington Lee in December.

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  • Elks Blues Bowl Game

    Notes on back read, "Elks Blues Bowl Game." Listed from left to right are: Coach; George W. Lee, Guy Bates, Sam Qualls, Clarence Johnson, Maurice Hulburt, Judge H. T. Lockard, O.W. Pickett, Frank Scot…

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  • Elks Outdoor Presentation

    Withers, Ernest C

    Photograph of an outdoor presentation involving the Elks, George W. Lee, and several well-dressed unidentified people. One of the females is wearing a fox stole.

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  • Formal Elks activity

    Lane, Al

    A man is being recognized on a stage by the National Grand Ruler of Elks (second left) and George W. Lee (far right), pictured with two women. They are all wearing formal attire.

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  • Nat D. Williams and George Sisler

    Nathaniel D. Williams and George Sisler are pictured receiving Blues Bowl recognition awards from the Grand Ruler of the Elks and Lt. George W. Lee.

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  • Elks Fourth National Citizenship Dinner

    Photograph whose caption reads, "The Grand Commissioner of Education and Charles P. McClane, Grand Director of Public Relations, greet Mrs. Daisy Bates, the Angel of Little Rock, who exhibits program…

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  • An Open Letter to the Secretary of Education, Health, and Welfare

    Lee, George W

    Speech given by George W. Lee to the Elks Club regarding the need for enforcement of Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

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  • Elks National Convention

    Three people are pictured at the Elks National Convention.

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  • Elks formal dinner

    Pictured are a group of Elks and their guests at the head table of a formal gathering.

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  • Elks at Manassas

    Group of 6 people including one female, a male wearing an Elks hat, 3 other adult males and a male trumpet player from Manassas school in Memphis.

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  • George W. Lee, Grand Commissioner of Education

    George W. Lee is pictured alone weaing an Elks hat which reads, "IBPOEW Grand Commissioner Education."

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  • Elks in church

    Elk wearing hat and neck sash; Elk and 4 young adults in church building; Elk shaking hands with one of the young ladies.

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