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Re: Lily White Circle
Posted by: Tracey Coleman Pikos (ID *****7417) Date: March 14, 2006 at 11:41:41
In Reply to: Lily White Circle by Lora of 411

Hmmm. Interesting.

I am aware of the blue-vein clubs and "paperbag" tests for African-Americans in elite society but never heard of the Lily White Circle Society.

The only White Circle Society I know of was the one in Chicago which worked against integration of white neighborhoods by Blacks, prior to the Civil Rights Acts.

There is a connection between the Lily and spiritualism (specifically reincarnation and resurrection); see the poem titled Purity 2/3 of the way down on this page at this site:

And, an archaic term for a chimney sweep was a Lilly White. Could this be a fraternal society graveyard?

I'll keep searching.

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