Founders Quiz Pt. 1

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Founders Quiz Pt. 1


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  • 1. 
    She participated in the Women’s Suffrage March, Delta's first public act as a sorority and repeated the march on August 2, 1981 at the age of 92; ​​​​​​​Valedictorian of the class of 1908 ​​​​​​​There is/was a fund in her name ​​​​​​​Formed the group: Christian Friends for racial equality ​​​​​​Was accepted to Colorado College but chose Howard due to the support of her church WHO AM I  
    • A. 

      Ethel Cuff Black

    • B. 

      Bertha Pitts Campbell

    • C. 

      Winona Cargile Alexander

    • D. 

      Ethel Carr Watson

  • 2. 
    Briefly took on a career as a teacher, then social worker ​​​​​​Dallas native She became the first Sergeant at Arms of the Alpha Chapter Served Dallas community by establishing a YWCA branch ​​​​​​​Elected national VP in 1933 In 1926, she helped to create the graduate chapter of Delta in Dallas WHO AM I 
    • A. 

      Jessie M. Dent

    • B. 

      Myra D. Hemmings

    • C. 

      Olive C. Jones

    • D. 

      Frederica Chase Dodd

  • 3. 
    ​​​​​​Many of the first meetings of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. were held in her living room. She graduated from Howard in 1913 as Valedictorian ​​​​​​​She was president for her graduating class of 1913 ​​​​​​She went to graduate school at Oberlin College Coleman love originated from Her Marriage to one of the Founders of Omega Psi Phi  WHO AM I 
    • A. 

      Edna Brown Coleman

    • B. 

      Madree Penn White

    • C. 

      Osceola M. Adams

    • D. 

      Edith Motte Young

  • 4. 
    What flower became the flower for the organization that was gifted to Edna Brown Coleman from Frank Coleman?
  • 5. 
    {SELECT ALL THAT APPLY} Under ETHEL CUFF BLACK
    • A. 

      First Vice President of Alpha Chapter

    • B. 

      Was the former president for Alpha Kappa Whatever

    • C. 

      ​​​​​​​Became a teacher in the New York City public school system after graduation (first black teacher of Richmond County, NY)

    • D. 

      Active in civic organizations such as the Black Panther party

    • E. 

      She enjoyed fine arts and was involved in the Howard University Art department;

    • F. 

      Option 6

  • 6. 
    Ethel Cuff Black was active in what civic organization
  • 7. 
    Ethel Cuff black Founded what chapter
  • 8. 
    {SELECT ALL THAT APPLY} Under Marguerite Young Alexander
    • A. 

      Studied two foreign languages (spanish and French) at Howard

    • B. 

      After graduation, she returned to Chicago where she became a French and Spanish Correspondence Secretary;

    • C. 

      She helped the Alpha Nu chapter in the purchasing of a sorority house on the campus of the University of Illinois (1950)

    • D. 

      Born in Chicago, IL

    • E. 

      ​​​​​​​Charter member for Lambda Chapter in Chicago (city-wide)

  • 9. 
    I selected the mottos for the organization served as grand treasurer of the national organization born in Albany, GA ​​​​​​​Directress of the Harlem School of the Arts ​​​​​​​She was installed as the first president of Lambda Namesake for a DST Award  WHO AM I
  • 10. 
    [SELECT ALL THAT APPLY} UNDER WINONA CARGILE ALEXANDER
    • A. 

      First Alpha Chapter Custodian (historian)

    • B. 

      NCNW HU secretary

    • C. 

      Valued education and became a teacher after graduation

    • D. 

      First Black social worker in NYC

    • E. 

      Roommates with Ethel Cuff Black

    • F. 

      Y cabinet of the YMCA

    • G. 

      HS Valedictorian

  • 11. 
     She was instated as the first corresponding secretary of the Alpha Chapter Her portrait is hung in the Texas Cultural Archives Recreation Center opened and named in her honor in 2009 She became a teacher in the Galveston TX School District, eventually fought for equal wages for Black teachers Participated in Colored Teachers State Association WHO AM I 
  • 12. 
    Alpha Chapter President Active in the NAACP and NCNW Led the split from AKA, and also served as President of that organization before separating ​​​​​​​involved in the Alpha Phi Literary Society ​​​​​​​Chartered the San Antonio Alumnae Chapter WHO AM I 
    • A. 

      Winona Cargile Alexander

    • B. 

      Madree Penn White

    • C. 

      Mamie Reddy Rose

    • D. 

      Myra Davis Hemmings

  • 13. 
    Zephyr Chisom Carter: Played a very active role in the collegiate chapter of the NAACP. was a very gifted woman who was not only a singer, but an actress as well. ​​​​​​​In Delta, she became the Alpha Chapter's first Reporter. ​​​​​​​Featured in crisis magazine in 1913 ​​​​​​​For several years she harnessed her vocal powers and sang for television shows  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    I was a pianist  I was a member of HU choir I was timid in regards to being in the limelight I never married I was a music teacher in the DC Schools WHO AM I   
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