Mondays at Beinecke: Zeta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha at Yale and in New Haven, with Latif Legend, Albert Lucas, and Charles Warner, Jr.

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Monday, December 4, 2023 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
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Alpha Phi Alpha, the first Greek-letter fraternity established by African-Americans, was founded at Cornell University on December 4, 1906.

The Zeta Chapter of ΑΦΑ was founded at Yale on April 10th, 1909 and re-activated on March 29th, 1913 by A.J. Allen, J.W. Anderson, Charles H. Wesley, E.E. Caple, John M. Ross, Beale Elliott, Nimrod Allen, William N. Bishop, Frank Adams, John H. Lewis, Aiken A. Pope and Charles W. Burton.

Latif Legend, Albert Lucas, and Charles Warner, Jr., will discuss this story of early 20th century Black community building on campus and in New Haven.

Mondays at Beinecke online talks focus on materials from the collections and include an opening presentation at 4pm followed by conversation and question and answer beginning about 4:30pm until 5pm.