Dr. Rob Morris, known as the Poet Laureate of Masonry, founded the Order of the Eastern Star during the nineteenth century. It is the largest worldwide fraternal organization whose membership includes both men and women. Founded in Seattle, Washington during 1913, the Daughters of the Nile is an international women’s fraternal organization. Members must be eighteen years old and related through birth or marriage to a Shriner, Master Mason, or a Daughter of the Nile. The El Paso Women’s Fraternal Organizations collection dates 1969 – 1982, 2007 – 2008, bulk 1981 – 1982. Arranged in two series, Scrapbooks and Other Material, these records document the activities and membership of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Daughters of the Nile.