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FLORENCE JONES, KIT CARRIGER, AND FRIEND. At left is Florence Jones; at right is probably Elenora "Kit" Carriger (later Evans). The older woman may be Kit's mother, Alice. Kit Carriger (1893-1981) married George Evans (1874-1945) around 1919. They were very active in Newman Methodist Episcopal Church. George was a charter member of Lincoln's black Masonic lodge and worked for many years as a chauffeur and houseman for C. B. Towle, a manufacturer. Widowed for 36 years, Kit cooked for a fraternity.<br />
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Photographs taken on black and white glass negatives by African American photographer(s) John Johnson and Earl McWilliams from 1910 to 1925 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Douglas Keister has 280 5x7 glass negatives taken by these photographers. Larger scans available on request.