Lillian Baugh Collection


Lillian Baugh is connected to many African-American families who moved to Tulare from Allensworth in the early 1900s. She has generously shared some of her resources on the social and church life of the early black citizens.


  • Tulare Public Library

Collection Tree

Gathering of A.E. Wright masons
A.E. Wright #47 Prince Hall Rite of Adoption F&A masons of Tulare, California [1940s].

Rosebud Temple Elks
The Elks gather to honor Mrs. Mathias as "Mother of the Year."

Early members of Brooks Chapel A.M.E. Church of Tulare
Brooks Chapel is located at the corner of Elm and P Streets in Tulare.