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[[4 items on page - 2 newspaper clippings, program and invitation]] [[newspaper clipping]] [[images - black & white photograph of 3 men]] [[caption]] Speakers at the United Negro College Fund convocation in San Francisco next Monday*will include (from left): Dr. F. D. Patterson, Tuckegee Institute president; Dr. Charles S.*Johnson, Fisk University head, and Dr. Lindsley F. Kimball, Rockefeller Foundation vice-*president. The convocation will be the first held in Northern California. [[/caption]] Negro Educators to Hold 4-Day Conference in S.F. Foremost American Negro educators and an executive of the Rockefeller Foundation will speak at the 10th annual United Negro College Fund Convocation on Monday at 8:30 p.m. at the Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco. The public meeting will climax four days of UNCF conferences to be held in the Bay area for the first time. Participating in the convocation will be presidents of 31 private collies and universities affiliated with UNCF. It is designed to acquaint Northern California with the UNCF program for increased educational opportunities for more than 25,000 Negro youths enrolled at member schools. SPEAKERS NAMED Major addresses will be delivered by Dr. F. D. Patterson, founder and president of the UNCF and president of Tuskegee Institute, Alabama; Dr. Charles S. Johnson, president of Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn., and Dr. Lindsley F. Kimball, vice-president of the Rockefeller Foundation, New York. An advance continent of college presidents will arrive tomorrow for a noon luncheon at the Fairmont Hotel to be given by San Francisco business and civic leaders. Dr. Henry F. Grady, co-chairman of the Northern California UNCF Sponsors' Committee will preside at the luncheon. Other co-chairmen are Daniel E. Koshland and Dr. Howard Thurman. Week-end events will include an alumni reception for the col- [[text blocked]] at the YWCA, Residence Club, 840 Powell Street, and a meeting of the UCF board of directors Monday morning at the Fairmont Hotel. All the presidents will be guest speakers at Bay area churches on Sunday. COLLEGE PRESIDENTS Dr. Patterson, whose pioneer idea for an "educational community chest" led to the founding of UNCF in 1943, has been president of Tuskegee Institute since 1935. He serves on the boards of many national organizations, is a special assistant to the secretray of Agriculture and a member of the President's Commission on Higher Education. Dr. Johnson, president of Fisk University since 1946, is a recagonized authority on sociology. He is author and co-author of several books on the Negro, a regular contributor to sociological and educational magazines and was the first of his race chosen president of the Southern Sociological Association. Dr. Kimball, vice-president of the Rockefeller Foundation since 1949, is a director and member of the UNCF executive committee. He is also vice-president of the general education board and a trustee of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. From 1945 to 1949 and in 1951 and 1952 he was national president of the United Service Organizations, Inc. (USO). The convocation will be open to the public without charge. Tickets may be obtained at UNCF Northern California headquarters, 785 Market Street, [[/newspaper clipping]] [[/newspaper clipping]] [[image - black & white photograph of 2 men]] [[caption]] LEADERS - Dr. Frederick D. Patterson, right, president of the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, and Daniel E. Koshland, co-chairman of the northern California committee that is host to the conclave of president of the United Negro Colleges, of which Doctor Patterson is president. [[/caption]] [[program]] program NEGRO COLLEGE FUND CONVOCATION [[cutoff]]EV. WILLIAM E. McCORMACK [[cutoff]]rst Congregational Church [[cutoff]]ion of presidents [[cutoff]]TRENT, JR. [[cutoff]] Director, UNCF, Inc. LINDSLEY F. KIMBALL [[cutoff]] -President of Rockefeller Foundation, New York F. D. PATTERSON [[cutoff]] ent of Tuskegee Institute, Alabama DR. CHARLES S. JOHNSON President of Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee music GERALDINE FARMAR, Soprano Nobles Seineurs, Salut! (Les Huguenots)..Meyerbeer The Little Shepherd's Song ... Watts Romance (The Desert Song)... Romberg ROBERT BENNETT, Accompanist presiding GENE K. WALKER [[/program]] [[remainder of program blocked]] [[invitation]] YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND THE alumni reception HONORING THE PRESIDENTS OF THE THIRTY-ONE united negro colleges SUNDAY, JANUARY 11, 1953 4:00 TO 6:00 P.M. GARDEN ROOM - RESIDENCE CLUB - YWCA 940 POWELL STREET SAN FRANCISCO [[/invitation]] [newspaper ID for clippings] Oakland, Calif. Tribune Jan 8 1953 San Francisco, Cal Examiner Circ. D. 225,060 - S. 564,448 JAN 10 1953 [/newspaper ID for clippings]
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