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ERIC Number: EJ638549
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1077-3711
The Earliest Black Members of Phi Beta Kappa.
Titcomb, Caldwell
Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, n33 p92-101 Aut 2001
Profiles several African American men who were black electees to the Phi Beta Kappa honorary society in the 19th century (no women were elected during this period), including George Washington Henderson, a former slave, who was the first African American elected. A sidebar describes the first African American woman elected to Phi Beta Kappa in 1905. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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