Title
Melnea A. Cass receives her honorary degree from President Knowles.
Creator
Jet Commercial Photographers (Photographer)
Date created
June 15, 1969
Type of resource
Still image
Genre
Photographs
Format
Image
Digital origin
reformatted digital
Description
Escort Peter W. Princi hoods Cass. She received a Doctor of Humanities for her community work in Roxbury including membership in Freedom House and the Mayor's Citizens' Advisory Committee on Minority Group Housing, and chairman of Community Service, Massachusetts State Federation of Women's Clubs.
Provenance
Jet Commercial Photographers
Location
NU Photograph Collection Events > Commencement > Honorary Degree Recipients > 6/15/1969 W6406-7
Subjects and keywords
African American community activists
African American social reformers
African American women educators -- Massachusetts -- Boston
African American women political activists -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Commencement ceremonies -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Freedom House (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Administration
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Honorary Degrees
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Presidents
Cass, Melnea A. (Melnea Agnes), 1896-1978
Knowles, Asa S. (Asa Smallidge), 1909-1990
Princi, Peter W.
Identifier
A006290
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