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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

74th Anniversary Convention
August 1-7, 1980
Palmer House, Chicago, Ill.

More than 5,000 delegates, members and guest are expected to attend. "BLACK BUSINESS: A BLUEPRINT FOR THE '80's" will be the theme of the Alpha convention. This year's host Vice President is Jimmie L. Buford of Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. William R. Taylor, of Olympia Fields, Illinois, will serve as the Convention Chairman, and Mrs. Francetta Hendricks of Chicago will chair Women's and Children's Activities.

Prior to this momentous occasion, the Brothers of Alpha will gather for meaningful deliberation at their respective regional caucuses:
Eastern Region, Radisson Hotel ... April 18-20, 1980
  Wilmington, Delaware
Midwestern Region, Stouffer's Inn (St. Louis) ... April 10-13, 1980
  East St. Louis, Illinois
Southern Region, Radisson Hotel ... April 3-6, 1980
  Nashville, Tennessee
Southwestern Region, Holiday Inn ... April 4-6, 1980
  Galveston, Texas
Western Region, New Mexico Inn ... April 4-6, 1980
  Albuquerque, New Mexico

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[[caption]] AT THE WHITE HOUSE: President Jimmy Carter confers with Alpha Phi Alpha leaders following his proclamation declaring MAY 14-20, 1979 "Black Business Encouragement Week." Shown are (left to right) Robert E. Sanders, Chairman of the Alpha Phi Alpha Business Encouragement Commission; Alpha General President James R. Williams; President Carter; and presidential aide Louis Martin, also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha. [[/caption]]

JAMES R. WILLIAMS
GENERAL PRESIDENT
400 U.S. COURTHOUSE
CLEVELAND, OH 44114
(216) 522-4392-0
(216) 867-7536-H

GENERAL OFFICERS

JAMES B. BLANTON
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
4432 MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60653
(312) 373-1819

JAMES M. TRENT
GENERAL TREASURER
3606 EDWARD STREET
LANDOVER, MD 20785
(301) 772-1973

THOMAS R. HUNT
EASTERN VICE PRESIDENT
9 RICKOVER COURT
ANNAPOLIS, MD 21401
(301) 263-2722

JIMMIE L. BUFORD
MIDWESTERN VICE PRESIDENT
9807 SMALLEY AVENUE
KANSAS CITY, MO 64134
(816) 966-8756

W. MINGO CLARK
SOUTHERN VICE PRESIDENT
2026 WINCHESTER ROAD
HUNTSVILLE, AL 35810
(205) 852-6480

CHARLES H. LEWIS
SOUTHWESTERN VICE PRESIDENT
1710 WEST XYLER
TULSA, OK 74127
(918) 583-1086

CLINTON L. MINNIS
WESTERN VICE PRESIDENT
2118 S. BAGLEY AVENUE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90034
(213) 839-3161

DARRELL V. FREEMAN
EASTERN ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT
2227 SOUTH 27TH STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19145
(215) 755-5460

RICHARD GRAVES
MIDWESTERN ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT
341 MURRAY STREET - APT. #26
FRANKFORT, KY 40601

JAMES C. JACKSON
SOUTHERN ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT
2151 UNIVERSITY STATION
ATHENS, GA 30602
(404) 548-7507

TYRONE M. DUDLEY
SOUTHWESTERN ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT
NORTHEAST LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY
P.O. BOX 906
MONROE, LA 70181

TERRY C. BROWN
WESTERN ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT
2405 S. CORNING ST. - APT. 28
LOS ANGELES, CA 90034
(213) 836-7204

CHARLES C. TEAMER
COMPTROLLER
2601 GENTILLY BOULEVARD
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA 70122
(504) 947-2194

ALBERT HOLLAND
GENERAL COUNSEL
[?]0 COLUMBUS CIRCLE
NEW YORK, NY 10023
(212) 265-3340

HENRY PONDER, CHAIRMAN
ALPHA PHI ALPHA EDUCATION FOUNDATION, INC
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
BENEDICT COLLEGE
COLUMBIA, S.C. 29204
(603) 256-4220

WAYNE C. HARVEY, CHAIRMAN
ALPHA PHI ALPHA BUILDING FOUNDATION, INC
[?]775 W. KINGSBURY
UNIVERSITY CITY, MO 63124
(314) 862-3535

CHARLES H. WESLEY
HISTORIAN
324 TAYLOR STREET, N.W.
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20011
(202) 726-7415

KERMIT J. HALL, DIRECTOR
GENERAL CONVENTIONS
[?]00 FAIRVIEW AVENUE
YEADON, PA. 19050
(215) 545-0413

MICHAEL J. PRICE
ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF "THE SPHINX"
432 MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60653
(312) 373-1820

DARRYL R. MATTHEWS
ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
432 MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE
CHICAGO, IL 60653
(312) 373-1839

FOUNDERS

HENRY A. CALLIS *
CHARLES H. CHAPMAN *
EUGENE KINCKLE JONES *
GEORGE B. KELLEY *
NATHANIEL A. MURRAY *
ROBERT H. OGLE *
VERTNER W. TANDY *
* OMEGA CHAPTER

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