[Sorority Members Posing With Greek Letters]

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Photograph of Delta Sigma Theta sorority members posing for a photo behind block greek letters, delta, sigma, theta. The women are in three rows, one seated on the ground, one seated on a couch, and one standing. "Delta Sigma Theta" is written on the back of the photo.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Creator: Unknown. [1960..].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2018 and was provided by the Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 47 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society

Founded in 1974 by activist and historian Lenora Rolla, the Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society is a nonprofit educational and public service organization located in Fort Worth. It collects, preserves, and makes available materials that document, interpret, and empower all areas of the African-American experience in Tarrant County, Texas.

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Photograph of Delta Sigma Theta sorority members posing for a photo behind block greek letters, delta, sigma, theta. The women are in three rows, one seated on the ground, one seated on a couch, and one standing. "Delta Sigma Theta" is written on the back of the photo.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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The accompanying information states, "Delta Sigma Theta was founded in 1913 as a sorority for African American, college educated women and dedicated to promoting academic excellence and providing assistance to those in need. The Dallas alumnae chapter was chartered in 1924."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2018

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  • March 18, 2020, 7:38 a.m.

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  • July 28, 2020, 1:22 p.m.

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[Sorority Members Posing With Greek Letters], photograph, [1960..]; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1227356/: accessed February 23, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society.

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