LAGRANGE ALUMNAE CHAPTER DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY

Manuscript MS-2011.01

1991-2010

 

SOURCE:  Annie L. Greene

SIZE: .4 lf

SHELVING UNIT: 4 folders

PROCESSING: SGH, 2011

 

HISTORICAL NOTE:

            Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a public service organization that was founded at Howard University in 1913.  The sorority was founded to further philanthropic causes.  In accordance with the mission of the sorority, the LaGrange Alumnae chapter “uses their collective strength to promote academic excellence; to provide scholarships...”  The ladies of the Alumnae chapter fundraise each year to fund scholarships and support charities and other community services.

                  

SCOPE AND CONTENT:

            This collection contains programs from the “Miss Delta Charm” pageant.  This pageant is held each year as a fundraiser.  The programs contain member lists of the LaGrange Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, brief biographies of the contestants and numerous advertisements by businesses and the families and friends of the contestants.

 

TRACINGS:

Black Histories

Women - Societies and Clubs

Service Organizations