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DR.CHARLES H. WESLEY
PRESIDENT
HOWARD UNIVERSITY
WASHINGTON, D.C.

JOSEPH H. B. EVANS
SECRETARY
101 S STREET. N.W
WASHINGTON, D.C.

PERCIVAL R. PIPER
TREASURER
18032 WEXFORD AVENUE
DETROIT, MICH.

ARNETT G. LINDSAY
EDITOR OF THE SPHINX
11 N. JEFFERSON AVENUE
ST.LOUIS, MO.

RAYFORD W. LOGAN
DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
ATLANTA UNIVERSITY
ATLANTA, GEORGIA

DR. B. ANDREW ROSE
LAY MEMBER EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
402 S. BANK STREET
DAYTON, OHIO

MAYNARD P. TURNER. JR.
LAY MEMBER EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
FISK UNIVERSITY
NASHVILLE, TENN.

E. OSCAR WOOLFOLK. JR.
LAY MEMBER EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
TALLADEGA COLLEGE
TALLADEGA, ALABAMA

DR.HENRY A.CALLIS
JEWEL
HOWARD UNIVERSITY
WASHINGTON, D.C.

CHARLES H. CHAPMAN
JEWEL
FLORIDA A. & M. COLLEGE
TALLAHASSE. FLA.

GEORGE B. KELLEY
JEWEL
1-113 STREET
TROY, N. Y.

NATHANIEL A. MURRAY
JEWEL
150 YOU STREET. N. W.
WASHIGNTON, D.C.

ROBERT H. OGLE
JEWEL
1721 T STREET. N. W.
WASHINGTON, D.C.

VERTNER W. TANDY
JEWEL
221 WEST 139TH STREET
NEW YORK CITY

CHARLES W. GREENE
FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT
304 GRIFFIN ST., N.W.
ATLANTA, GA.

THOMAS H. HENDERSON
SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT
1607 BROOK ROAD
RICHMOND, VA.

SIDNEY A. JONES. JR.
THIRD VICE-PRESIDENT
155 N. CLARK STREET
CHICAGO, ILL.

AIOA
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
(INCORPORATED)

OFFICE OF
THE PRESIDENT
HOWARD UNIVERSITY
WASHINGTON, D.C.

April 12, 1935.

Dr. F.D. Patterson,
Tuskegee Institute,
Tuskegee, Alabama.

Dear Brother Patterson:

As the national representatives of the old-est and most extensive organization of Negro college men in the world - the Alpha Phi Alpha  Fraternity - we are sending to you, one of its distinguished members, this word of commendation and congratulation concerning your election as President of Tuskegee Institute. Our Fraternity including more than one hundred chapters distributed in the university and professional life of the Negro population, East, West, North and South, takes a distinct pleasure in honoring one of its sons, who in his scholastic life has attained the highest award which university circles can afford and has now attained a position of national significance and service in Negro education.

Your election confirms our view that merit and service have their rewards, and we believe that your record of consistent application to the tasks of life which have faced you has been the basis upon which your elevation has been predicated. Your preparation for this future task has been both broad and thorough, and you bring to the office a wealth of experience and contacts. We are confident that Tuskegee's educational purpose is now upon secure foundations.

Alpha Phi Alpha has real pride in the advance-ment of its sons to positions of distinction. Your attainment confirms our thesis that through such




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