Found 5 collections related to African American fraternal organizations

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 412
.2 linear feet (1 archival box)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is the first African American Greek Sorority. It was founded in 1908, by nine college students on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. AKA currently has members in graduate and... more
Knights of Pythias
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 504
19 linear feet (14 record cartons, 3 flat boxes)
In 1869, the Knights of Pythias Supreme Lodge held a meeting in Richmond, Virginia, to discuss instituting a charter for an African-American lodge. Although the charter was denied, it prompted black men to create their own fraternal lodge. Dr.... more
Jackson, William C. (William Calvin), 1883-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 450
.6 linear feet (1archival box, 1/2 archival box)
William Calvin Jackson was a leader of local, civic and religious organizations in Springfield, Massachusetts, active primarily in the African-American community. He was a member of a number of organizations, including the National Association for... more
Johnson, Othella, 1910-1988, comp
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 592
.2 linear feet (2 archival boxes)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is the first African American Greek Sorority. It was founded in 1908, by nine college students on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. AKA currently have members in graduate and... more
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. Delta Mu Zeta Chapter (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 537
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority's Delta Mu Zeta Chapter was founded in 1950. It was chartered as the Manhattan graduate chapter. The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority's Delta Mu Zeta Chapter scrapbook consists of historical and biographical information related to... more