Education

Old heads.

The earliest family members to pledge the Divine Nine:

Joseph H. Ward — Kappa Alpha Psi (Kappa Alpha Nu), graduate chapter, Indianapolis, 1913.

Oscar Randall — Alpha Phi Alpha, Tau chapter, University of Illinois, circa 1919.

Arnetta Randall — Zeta Phi Beta, Alpha chapter, Howard University, circa 1923.

Charles C. Coley — Kappa Alpha Psi, Beta chapter, Howard University, circa 1928.

William N. Hagans — Omega Psi Phi, Alpha chapter, Howard University, Spring 1930.

Mable Williams — Delta Sigma Theta, Alpha chapter, Howard University, circa 1931.

Irvin L. McCaine — Alpha Phi Alpha, Beta chapter, Howard University, circa 1932.

J. Thomas Aldridge — Phi Beta Sigma.

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Newspaper Articles, Paternal Kin

Kappa legacy.

Pittsburgh Courier 2 24 1934

Dr Joseph H Ward 1

Col. Joseph H. Ward, M.D.

In recognition of the 102nd anniversary of the founding of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, a 1934 Pittsburgh Courier article reporting a Kappa event at Tuskegee Institute. Dr. Joseph H. Ward, son of Napoleon Hagans and Mittie Ward, was director of the Veterans Hospital at Tuskegee at the time.

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Photo courtesy of W.M. Moseley, copy in collection of Lisa Y. Henderson.

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