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Photograph of Alpha Iota Chapter, Wiley College

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913  Search this
Henrietta Bell Wells, American, 1912 - 2008  Search this
Catherine Moon  Search this
Faye Boutte  Search this
Alberta Young  Search this
Deralyn Winston  Search this
Lugusta Tyler  Search this
Wilbaleigh Clarke  Search this
Thelma Brown  Search this
Cecile Crawford  Search this
Sylvia Fonsworth  Search this
Anita Webster  Search this
Irma Foreman  Search this
Aster Lee Booker  Search this
Marie Fonsworth  Search this
Helen Johnson  Search this
Willie Jackson  Search this
Ardelia Johnson  Search this
Vera Burr  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Wiley College, American, founded 1873  Search this
H x W: 7 15/16 × 10 15/16 in. (20.2 × 27.8 cm)
sepia prints
Place depicted:
Marshall, Harrison County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
A sepia print of the Alpha Iota Chapter at Wiley College in 1932. There are 20 women in four rows, on the exterior stairs of a brick building (3 in front row, 6 in second row, 7 in third row, and 4 in back row). All of the women are wearing dresses and have corsages pinned to their proper left chest. Most of the women have their hands clasped in front of themselves. There are two baskets of flowers in front of the ladies, with the symbols [?ST] for Delta Sigma Theta between the two baskets. This photograph is housed in a clear plastic sleeve, along with a photocopy of these same picture on a piece of white copy paper, along with the list of individuals pictured on the left. List reads: [ALPHA IOTA CHAPTER / WILEY COLLEGE / 1932 / 1st Row / Henrietta Bell / Catherine Moon / 2nd Row / Faye Boutte / Alberta Young / Deralyn Winson / Lugusta Tyler / Wilbaleign Clarke /Thelma Brown / 3rd Row / Cecile Crawford / Sylvia Fonsworth / Anita Webster / Irma Foreman / Aster Lee Booker / Marie Fonsworth / 4th Row / Helen Johnson / Willie Jackson / Ardelia Johnson / Vera Burr].
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Sororities  Search this
Women  Search this
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Edward L. Cox
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National Museum of African American History and Culture