Alpha Phi Alpha General Info Flashcards


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1

What is the Fraternity's mottoo

First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All

2

What is the name of the 7 Jewels?

Jewel Henry Arthur Callis

Jewel Charles Henry Chapman

Jewel George Biddle Kelly

Jewel Nathaniel Allison Murray

Jewel Robert Harold Ogle

Jewel Vertner Woodson Tandy

3

What are the fraternity's aims?

Manly Deeds, Scholarship, and Love for the All Mankind

4

What is the fraternity's mission?

Alpha Phi Alpha develops leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities.

5

What is "Esprit de Fratenite?"

Not "how much can i derive from the Fraternity?," but "how much I can do for the Fraternity?" stated by Charles H. Garvin, 4th General President

6

What is the Fraternity's vision

The objectives of this Fraternity shall be: to stimulate the ambition of its members; to prepare them for the greatest usefulness in the causes of humanity, freedom, and dignity of the individual; to encourage the highest and noblest form of manhood; and to aid down-trodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic and intellectual status.

7

He was a Professor of Medicine at Howard University

Jewel Henry Arthur Callis

8

What was Jewel Charles Henry Chapman's occupation?

Professor of Agriculture at Florida A&M University (FAMU

9

I was a civil engineer; the first African American engineer to be registered in the State of NY

Jewel George Biddle Kelly

10

What was Jewel Eugene Kinkle Jones' occupation?

Secretary; First Executive Secretary of the National Urban League

11

He taught Biology at the Armstrong Technical H.S. in Washington, DC

Jewel Nathaniel Allison Murray

12

What was Jewel Vertner Woodson Tandy's occupation?

Architect. First African American architect to be registered in the State of NY

13

Who was the only Jewel to be initiated and recognized as a Jewel?

Jones Eugene Kinkle Jones

14

What year was Jewel Eugene Kinkle Jones recognized as a Jewel?

1952

15

Where was the Fraternity founded?

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

16

When was the fraternity founded?

Tuesday, December 4, 1906

17

Why is this dates significant? January 29, 1908

Fraternity Incorporation

18

When was the first general convention held at Howard University?

Tuesday, December 21-30, 1998

19

What is the founding date of Alpha Phi Alpha?

December 4, 1906

20

The first annual banquet took place on what date?

October 3, 1912

21

What important event happened on April 3, 1912 for the fraternity

Fraternity Incorporation - National Washington, DC

22

What is the founding date of Mu Lambda Chapter?

Monday, October 1, 1923

23

What are both of the names of the masonic hall where the first initiation was held?

Odd Fellows Hall as well as Red Men's Hall

24

Who made the motion to name the literary society "Alpha Phi Alpha?"

Jewel George Biddle Kelly

25

Who was on the committee in charge of the first initiation?

Jewel Charles Henry Chapman

Jewel George Biddle Kelly

Jewel Vertner Woodson Tandy

Jewel Henry Arthur Callis

26

Who proposed the fraternity's colors?

Jewel Robert Harold Ogle

27

What was the menu items for the meeting?

Cream Tomato Soup

Salted Wafers

Broiled Lamb Chops Hashed Brown Potatoes

Finger Rolls Peas in a tubs

Wild Apple Jelly

Shrimp Salad Rolled Bread

Olives Pickles

Neapolitan Ice Cream

Lady Fingers Chocolate Cake

Demi-Tasse

Alpha Phi Alpha Punch

Brotherhood Smoke

28

Who chaired the meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 1906?

Jewel George Biddle Kelly

29

What was the secretary at the meeting on Tuesday, December 4, 1906?

Jewel Henry Arthur Callis

30

Why did C.C. Poindexter remove himself from the organizations?

"Negro in America had no cultural background upon which to build the framework of a college fraternity and that this should be the work of a later period."

31

Who were the first initiates?

Jewel Eugene Kinkle Jones, Lemuel Graves, and Gordon Jones.

32

What date was the second initiation?

October 26, 1907