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Coretta Scott King - Frostburg State College, 1981


Coretta Scott King - Frostburg State College, 1981 Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



In 1981 the widow of Dr. Martin Luther King, Coretta Scott King, visited the campus of Frostburg State College (now Frostburg State University.) Seated here, she is shown with three Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) sorority sisters. They are from the left, Carolyn Ferguson West, Danyell Winkey-Smith and Jody Cole-Redman.

Alpha Kappa Alpha was founded in 1908 at Howard University in Washington, D.C.. It is the first Greek-lettered sorority established by African-American college women. Coretta Scott King was an Honorary Member of AKA.




ID:
acaa333

Creator:
Frostburg State University

Notes:
Information provided by Jody Cole-Redman. Photograph from A Century of Commitment - Frostburg State University, 1898-1998

Date:
1981

Collection Location:
Allegany County, Maryland

Subject:
African Americans, History; Allegany County (Md.), History.

Coverage:
Allegany County (Md.), 1890-2008

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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