Masonry by Bruce Baker, Perfect Union Masonic Lodge 10, A.F. & A.M. 

Freemasonry and the Fabric of America” Address by Lee Sherman Dreyfus, 33º, former governor of Wisconsin. Recorded at the Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic Center, Milwaukee. Copyright 2006 Supreme Council, AASR, NMJ, USA


Becoming a Mason, Part 1 By the Grand Lodge of Texas on Jan 20, 2014 (Part 1 of 4) The first section of this four-part video introduces the Grand Lodge of Texas and its structure. It introduces some key concepts of Masonry and illustrates what Masons believe. “Meeting on the Level” is discussed as a unique component of the Masonic Fraternity. The Interviewee for this section is Right Worshipful Elmer Murphey, Past Grand Master 2005.

(Part 2 of 4) The second section of the “Becoming a Mason” video focuses on Texas History and its ties with Freemasonry. In it you will find information on the first Lodge in Texas, learn how the Grand Lodge of Texas was formed, and hear about some of the Heroes of Texas who were Masons. Brother Dick Brown is interviewed in the segment; he is a Past Master and recent Chairman of the Texas History Committee for the Grand Lodge of Texas.

Becoming a Mason – Part 3 – Masonry and Family By the Grand Lodge of Texas, AF & AM, on Jan 23, 2014 (Part 3 of 4) The third section explains how Freemasonry relates to the Family, from Masonic Organizations that wives and kids can join, to family activities sponsored by the individual Lodges and Grand Lodge. It also touches on the world-wide Brotherhood of Freemasons and talks of the time constraints of Masonry in the modern world. This interviewee is Brother Harold Brown, a Past Master and recent District Deputy Grand Master in 2013.

Becoming a Mason, Part 4, Pursuing Masonry By the Grand Lodge of Texas, AF & AM, on Jan 23, 2014 (Part 4 of 4) The conclusion of this four part series speaks to the individual interested in pursuing Masonry, from finding a Lodge, through the petition process, and up to the point of initiation. It explains some of the ways Masonry teaches candidates, and alludes to a basic understanding of the Masonic Experience. The interviewee is Brad Billings, a Past Master and current member of the Purposes and Policies Committee of the Grand Lodge of Texas.