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Convention Program Thursday, November 7, 1957 - Willard Hotel Morning Session [[underlined]] Presiding Mrs. WILLIAM THOMAS MASON, National President [[/underined]] ^[[*]] 9:00 A.M. - CONGRESSIONAL ROOM Joint Session - Convention and Youth Conference Delegates Music - MRS. ETHEL RAMOS HARRIS, Director, Department of Fine Arts The National Anthem Salute to the Flag Devotions - DR. ALMA ILLERY, National Chaplain Greetings: DR. DOROTHY B. FEREBEE, Honorary President MRS. MARGARET G. SIMMS, Director of Junior Councils MRS. VINCENT C. LASSITER, President, Washington Council MISS JEAN E. WALBURG, President, Washington Junior Council Presentation of National Officers Presentation of MISS DOROTHY C. GUINN, Executive Director "The 1957 Convention - A Look at the Future" - MRS. BARRINGTON D. PARKER, Convention Chairman "A Tribute to Mary McLeod Bethune and Women Pioneers" MRS. HOWARD THURMAN, Chairman, Archives and Museum Department 10:00 A.M. - Business Session (Closed) Report of Credentials Committee and Seating of Delegates - MRS. MARION H. JACKSON, Chairman Report of Rules Committee - MRS. KATIE WHICKAM, Chairman Reports of National Affiliates - ^[[*]] Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority - MRS. ARNETTA WALLACE, Supreme Basileus Chi Eta Phi Sorority - MRS. MAEZELLE DICKERSON, Grand Basileus CME Church Women's Connectional Missionary Council - MRS. E.W. HARRIS, President Delta Sigma Theta Sorority - MRS. DOROTHY P. HARRISON, Grand President Grand Temple - Daughters of Elks - MRS. NETTIE CARTER JACKSON, Grand Daughter Ruler Imperial Court, Ancient Arabic Order, Daughters of Sphinx - MRS. A.D. HAWKINS, Supreme Grand Matron Iota Phi Lambda Sorority - MRS. MARION H. JACKSON, President Reports of Representatives - United Nations - MRS. MARIAN FLETCHER CROSON Manpower Council - DR. ROSA GRAGG National Safety Council - MRS. MAME MASON HIGGINS 12:30 P.M. - LUNCH Afternoon Session (Closed) Presiding: Mrs. William Thomas Mason 2:30 P.M. Reports - Regional Directors and Council Presidents Region I - MRS. DAISY S. GEORGE Region II - MRS. JENNIE M. WALBURG Region III - MRS. IOLA JONES Region IV MRS. BELZORA S. WARD Region V - DR. ROSA GRAGG (acting) Region VII - MRS. RUTH CASTON MUELLER National Officers 8:00 P.M. - PAN AMERICAN UNION BUILDING INTERNATIONAL NIGHT Speaker: HIS EXCELLENCY EMILIO ARENALES CATALON, Permanent Representative to the United Nations from Guatemala [[page number]] 6 ^[[2010.60.1.53]] Youth Conference Program Thursday, November 7, 1957 - Willard Hotel Morning Session 9:00 A.M. - CONGRESSIONAL ROOM Joint Session - Convention and Youth Conference Delegates 10:00 A.M. - PRESIDENTIAL PARLORS Presiding: DR. LORRAINE WILLIAMS, Program Chairman Keynote Address - "Spiritual Horizons for Youth" - MRS. SARA-ALYCE WRIGT, Leadership Services, Y.W.C.A. Discussants: "Spiritual Values for Youth Today" - THE REVEREND J. CLINTON HOGGARD, Secretary-Treasurer, Foreign Missions, A.M.E. Zion Church "Moral Values for Youth" - RICHARD COE, Columnist, Washington Post and Times Herald "Youth Speaks" - MISS BARBARA RAINEY, Newport News Junior Council Consultants: MRS. THOMAS MCCRAY, Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority MRS. MILDRED BUNTON, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority DR. JEANNE NOBLE, Dean, Department of Student Life, College of the City of New York Summarizer: MISS JOYCE BOLEY, Montclair High School Interrogator: MRS. BARBARA S. DECASTRA, Bronx Junior Council Convention Secretary: MRS. ELEANOR SEARS SINGLETON, Sponsor, Washington Junior Council 12:30 P.M. - LUNCH Afternoon Session [[underlined]] Presiding: DR. LORRAINE WILLIAMS [[/underlined]] 2:30 P.M. PRESIDENTIAL PARLORS Keynote Address - "New Concepts in Citizenship for Youth" - MISS DOROTHY GORDON, Moderator, New York Times Youth Forum Discussants: "New Horizons in Citizenship in Community" - MRS. J. CALHOUN LORMANS, Southeast Neighborhood House, Washington, D.C. "New Horizons in Citizenship in School" - WILBERT BRAXTON, American Friends Service Committee "Youth Speaks" - MISS MARIE PATILLO, Detroit Junior Council Consultants: MISS MARGARITE HALL, National Field Staff, Girl Scouts MISS AMELIA LEE, University of Pittsburgh DR. NANCY BULLOCK MCGHEE, Second Vice President Summarizer: MISS BARBARA MCCORMIC, Detroit Junior Council Interrogator: MISS MARJORIE ANN SCOTT, Friends High School, Germantown, Pa. Convention Secretary: MRS. NAN IVEY, Sponsor, Manhattan Junior Council 8:00 P.M. - PAN AMERICAN UNION BUILDING INTERNATIONAL NIGHT Speaker: HIS EXCELLENCY EMILIO ARENALES CATALON, Permanent Representative to the United Nations from Guatemala [[page number]] 7
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