A Phi A50 cards

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The original title of the history book is?

The History of Alpha Phi Alpha A Development in Negro College Life

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The current title of the history book is?

The History of Alpha Phi Alpha A Development in College Life

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The history book was dedicated to?

To the youths who march onward and upward toward the light, this volume is respectfully dedicated.

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Title of First Chapter?

The Origin of Alpha Phi Alpha

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Title of Second Chapter?

The Period of Consolidation

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Title of Third Chapter?

The First Steps in Expansion

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Author of the history book?

Brother Charles Harris Wesley Zeta Chapter- Yale University 14th General President - 1932-1940 President of Central State College; Wilberforce, OH

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What are the three stages of development?

1. Social Study Club - Fall 1905 2. Organization - Fall 1906 3. Society - Oct. 23, 1906

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Where was the first meeting place?

421 N. Albany Street Ithaca, NY Home of Mr. Edward Newton and C.C. Poindexter


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Where was the meeting moved to

411 East State Street Ithaca, NY Home of Mr. Archie and Mrs. Annie B. Singleton. Also the residence of Jewel Robert Harold Ogle and Mr. Morgan T. Phillips.

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What happened on June 2, 1906?

Officers were elected: President - C.C. Poindexter Secretary - Jewel Henry Arthur Callis Treasurer - Jewel George Biddle Kelley

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Where did they meet on June 2, 1906?

In the room of Jewel Nathaniel Allison Murray

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What happened on June 9, 1906?

Provisions for the banquet were made.

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What happened on Oct. 16, 1906?

Meeting date set for Tuesdays. Dues set for $0.50/yr. Initiation fee set at $1.00.

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What happened on Oct. 23, 1906?

Jewel George Biddle Kelley made a motion that the society be named Alpha Phi Alpha Society. Jewel Robert Harold Ogle proposed Old Gold and Black as the society colors.

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What happened on Oct. 27, 1906?

A special meeting was held. Arangements were made for the banquet. Jewel Robert Harold Ogle made a motion for the voting sign of Alpha.

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What happened on Oct. 30, 1906?

The first initiation was held.

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Where was the first initiation banquet held?

The Masonic Hall. Aka Red Men's Hall and Odd Fellow Hall.

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Who were the first initiates?

Jewel Eugene Kinkle Jones, Bro. Lemuel E. Graves and Bro. Gordon Jones.

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What was on the menu?

Cream Tomato Soup Salted Wafers Broiled Lamb Chops Hash Brown Potatoes Peas in Tubs Shrimp Salad Olives Finger Rolls Wild Apple Jelly Rolled Bread Pickles Neapolitan Ice Cream Lady Fingers Chocolate Cake Demi-Tasse Crackers Cheese Al

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Who made the motion to become a fraternity?

Jewel Nathaniel Allison Murray

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When was the Fraternity Shield Approved?

The 4th General Convention on Dec. 27, 1911 in Ann Arbor, MI.

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Who designed the 1st Shield?

Bro. James A. Dunn of Kappa Chapter.

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Who designed the 2nd Shield?

Bro. Ferdinand L. Rousseve of Sigma Lambda.

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When was the Coat of Arms introduced?

The 36th General Convention in Kansas City, MO in Dec. 1950.


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What information is known about the 1st incorporation date?

It was done on Jan. 29, 1908 in New York. The price was $25.27, but they received a discount of $0.27. It required a Board of Directors signature so one was created from the members of the Fraternity.

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What information is known about the 2nd incorporation date?

It was done on Apr. 3, 1912 in Washington D.C.

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Who worked on the Grip?

Jewels Murray, Tandy and Kelley.

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Who was the first president of Alpha Chapter?

Jewel George Biddle Kelley.

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Who are the honorary members?

Bro. George Fletcher - a former law student at Univ. of Mich. He showed an interest and gave encouragement to the organization of the Fraternity, Apr. 26, 1907 Bro. Rev. E.U.A. Brooks - A grad of the law school of Cornell University.

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Theta Chapter

Chicago -> University of Illinois at Chicago & Loyola University

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Tau Chapter

Champaign/Urbanda -> University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign

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Alpha Mu Chapter

Evanston -> Northwestern University

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Beta Eta Chapter

Carbondale -> Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

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Epsilon Kappa Chapter

Peoria -> Bradley University

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Epsilon Phi Chapter

DeKalb -> Northern Illinois University

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Zeta Nu Chapter

Charleston -> Eastern Illinois University

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Eta Eta Chapter

Macomb -> Western Illinois University

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Eta Tau Chapter

Bloominton/Normal -> Illinois State University

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Theta Omicron Chapter

Decatur -> Milikin University

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Iota Pi Chapter

Edwardsville -> Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville

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Mu Mu Chapter

Elmhurst/Romeoville -> Elmhurst College & Lewis University

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Nu Delta Chapter

Chicago -> Chicago State College

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Nu Rho Chapter

Chicago -> Illinois Institute of Technology & DePaul University

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Omicron Xi Chapter

Chicago -> Roosevelt University

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Pi Sigma Chapter

Aurora -> Aurora University & North Central College

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