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Civil rights icon, Dr. Dorothy I. Height, in a 1961 ad for Rheingold beer. A bust of legendary educator and activist Mary McLeod Bethune by the sculptor Ruth Brall is beside Dr. Height. The opening paragraph reads: The President has signed into law a Joint Resolution passed by Congress authorizing the first Washington D.C. memorial to an American Negro - Mary McLeod Bethune.

Civil rights icon, Dr. Dorothy I. Height, in a 1961 ad for Rheingold beer. A bust of legendary educator and activist Mary McLeod Bethune by the sculptor Ruth Brall is beside Dr.

During the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Jabberwock in Detroit, Michigan - Jet Magazine, March 13, 1958 by vieilles_annonces, via Flickr

During the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Jabberwock in Detroit, Michigan - Jet Magazine, March 1958

Mary E. Church Terrell (1863-1954), A.B. Oberlin 1884.

co-founder of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc Mary E. Church Terrell A. Oberlin was an educator and reformer in women’s organizations.

Eleanor Roosevelt and Dorothy Height

Dorothy Height presents Eleanor Roosevelt with the Mary McLeod Bethune Human Rights Award in At the time, Height was president of the National Council of Negro Women.

Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (Dorothy Height and Patricia Roberts included) Present Delta Song to Mamie Eisenhower - Jet Magazine, May 28, 1953

Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (Dorothy Height and Patricia Roberts included) Present Delta Song to Mamie Eisenhower - Jet Magazine, May 1953

First Female Bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal Church; National Chaplain of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. Granddaughter of Delta Sigma Theta Founder, Vashti Turley Murphy.

Vashti Murphy McKenzie First Female Bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal Church; National Chaplain of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. Granddaughter of Delta Sigma Theta Founder, Vashti Turley Murphy.

Delta Founder Vashti Turley Murphy (center) 1957 - photographed with five daughters, four in which are members of Delta Sigma Theta.

Delta Founder Vashti Turley Murphy (center) 1957 - photographed with five daughters, four of whom are members of Delta Sigma Theta.

Rep. Barbara Jordan, D-Texas, joins Carter at the podium after his acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in New York City in 1976.  AP

Barbara Jordan, D-Texas, joins Carter at the podium after his acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in New York City in AP

Friends of Sadie T. M. Alexander ( Founder of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority)  Taken at the University of Pennsylvania in 1921

Friends of Sadie T. Alexander (First National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority) Taken at the University of Pennsylvania in 1921

Top row left to right:  Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Founder Ethel Cuff Black, Founder Naomi Sewell Richardson    Front row left to right:  Unknown, Soror Marion Waples, Soror Escobedo Posey    1936 or 1937 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Top row left to right: Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Founder Ethel Cuff Black, Founder Naomi Sewell Richardson Front row left to right: Unknown, Soror Marion Waples, Soror Escobedo Posey 1936 or 1937 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Three of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Founders ( contributed by Alpha Chapter Soror Jan Eula Burt) seated left to right Founders Bertha Pitts Campbell, Oseola McCarthy Adams and Winona Cargile Alexander

Three of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Founders ( contributed by Alpha Chapter Soror Jan Eula Burt) seated left to right Founders Bertha Pitts Campbell (my GREAT Aunt), Oseola McCarthy Adams and Winona Cargile Alexander

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