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_I Lincoln Representatives Attend N . I . D . A . Conference Held At Vir g inia State [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 9 November 1938
_I Lincoln Representatives Attend N . I . D . A . Conference Held At Vir g inia State Dept . Of Commerce Issues ’ Stat istics On Negro Retail Stores As a result of the Negro Intercollegiate Dramatic Association Conference , held at Virginia State College , Saturday , October 22 , the Lincoln _UnIversity Players will take a three-act ‘ play _, to Hampton Institute , while A . and T . College will bring a three-act play to Lincoln . The date of these productions has not yet ‘ been determined , Virginia State has also invited the Lincoln Players to produce their play on her campus on their way to Hampton . ‘ Miss Felicia D . Anderson , director of the State Players , invited the N , I , D , A . to hold its annual festival at Virginia State . Her invita ’tion was accepted enthusiastically . The festival will be held during the week-end of April 14 , 1939 . Each school will present a _ohe-act play . Instead of prizes there will ‘ be a critic j udge . From the point of ~ iew of stage faci...
_Lincoin-Ashmun Lounge Opens For The . Rabble [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 9 November 1938
_Lincoin-Ashmun Lounge Opens For The . Rabble Late last semester anyone who chanced to enter the front door of Lincoln-Ashmun halls could not help but notice the swinging doors just ‘ inside the entrance . These cream-colored doors , so reminiscent of an old bar-room , were the forerunner of the most frequented place on the campus , except possibly the ‘ College Shop . At the beginning of this semester the Lounge was offici ally opened to students of the University , especially to those of the LincolnAshmun dormi tories , where it is located . By remodelling , two deserted , old rooms have been converted into a modern cultural and recreational unit , with blue-stippled walls , smoothly-shellac floors , and a clever imitation fireplace . Adequacy of equipment and general good taste are dominate in the furnishings of the Lounge . In the ‘ lobby red-cushioned , chromium _furniture—corn _’forta’ble despite its ultra-modernity — is skillfully placed around the room , Curtain’s , egg-shel...
Male Chor us Opens Season [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 9 November 1938
Male Chor us Opens Season The first appearance of The Lincoln University Male Chorus for the season 1938-39 will be a Benefit Recital for the Germantown Community , Cen ter , The concert will be held Friday , December the , 9 th , a’t 0 . V . Catto Hall in Philadelphi a . The Chorus will feature it ’ s Christmas Music Program and will be assisted by the 50 womens’ voices of the Col-eridge-Taylor Choral Society of Philadelphia . The major offering of the recital will be a group of three Russian Lithurgical works performed by the combined choruses of 95 voices . Many of the Alumni groups and friends of the University in both the South and in the North are inviting the Male Chorus to appear in their respective cities on the next Spring trip , which , incidentally will be the Twelfth Annual Tour , This tour will be booked in the section which can offer dates which will best fit into the Easter Vacation period . The tenor divisions of this year ’ s Male Chorus have the best voices and mo...
Annual Dog Show Held In Gymnasiu m Saturday , Oct . 29 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 9 November 1938
Annual Dog Show Held In Gymnasiu m Saturday , Oct . 29 Through the assistance of the Student Council , Canine Capers , the annual ‘ Dog Show was produced in the gymnasium Saturday nIght , Oct . 29 , 1938 , This show revealed that among the Freshman Class there is a great deal of talent . Ronimus Stokes , master of ceremonies , dedicated the show to the student body , especially , to the ’Sophomore class , He also introduced the various items on the program . Lemuel Tucker , a s t u d e n t with eight years experience in voice culture , who once conducted the All-Philadelphia High School Chorus , directed a chorus of the best singers of the Fershman class . The two best numbers rendered were , Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes and Sleep My Child , Besides showing his ability at conducting , Mr . Tucker thrilled the audience with his rich baritone voice by singing Invictus . Empty Saddles , another solo , was given by Mr . Streeter of Baltimore . A swing orchestra composed of Charles N...
N . Y . A . Appo intment Goes To Lincoln Gr ad [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 9 November 1938
N . Y . A . Appo intment Goes To Lincoln Gr ad Mr . Raphael O’Hara Lanier , the older ‘ brother of Abraham Leonidas Lanier , recently received an appointment , as assistant to Mrs . ‘ Mary McLeod Bethune in the Negro Division of the National Youth Administration . Mr . Laniel , originally came from Winston-Salem , N . C . ; he took his preparatory work at Biddle University , now Johnston C . Smith University . He entered Lincoln University in 1918 and graduated in the ‘ class of ‘ 22 . During his years here he was a student instructor in English and was nicknamed Socrates ‘ by hi’s fel-low-students , Since ‘ having graduated Mr . Lanier has taught , at Tuskagee Institute ‘ and has also served as Dearz of the College at Florida A . &amp; M . College , ‘ Prior to his recent appointment , he was Dean of Men at Houston College for Negroes in Texas , Since his appointment in June , Professor Lanier ha’s travelled extensively along the Eastern coast and has addressed Negro audienc...
" Pushkin , " Subject Of [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 9 November 1938
Pushkin , Subject Of Lecture By Dr . Br inton ( Continued From Page 1 ) place of banishment , Tomic , was not far away from his home . Pushkin broke away from the French traditions in a tragedy , Boris’Goduno _’ v , which’he wrote in 1825 . The bold imitation of Shakespeare was published in ‘ 1831 . In 1829 he wrote Poltava , a spirited narrative poem in which the expedition of Charles _II against Peter the Great and the treachery of Mazeppa were narrated , He began writing the History of the Revolt of Pugachem ( 1733 ) , and also wrote Captain ’ s Daughter in 1830 ; this is acclaimed as one of his best prose works , Over twelve million copies of Pushkin ’s works have been sold in Russia ; more than 600 , 000 copies have ‘ been sold in one year . Pushkin was a true romanticist .
Lincoln-Howard In 33 rd Clash ; Coach Payne Out To Surprise Lions After Mediocre Season [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Lincoln-Howard In 33 rd Clash ; Coach Payne Out To Surprise Lions After Mediocre Season Coach Rivero With Great Potential Stren gth , Silent Howard vs . Lincoln , a play in four parts . Setting : Washington , D . C . Characters : Lincoln players , Howard players . Time : • _Thursd ~~ November 24 ~ 1938 , 2 ~~ . th . ~ _~ ‘ _‘ ~ The air has a tang to it , turkeys are getting the ax , and the How-ard-Lincoln grid dassic is being dished up on the grid platter and what a tasty morsel it is . On to Washington is the cry , where the Bison holds sway . After a meagre season the Lion is hungry , and the Bison would compensate for the scarcity of poor pickings . Thursday , the Lion meets the Bison for the 33 rd time . The oldest grid classic in Negro collegiate history continues to go on . Notwithstanding the fact that the athletic rivalry between these two institutions is the oldest among Negro colleges , it was not until 1919 that the game assumed national prominence . Previously the game ...
Scholastic Frate rnit y To Be Set Up [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Scholastic Frate rnit y To Be Set Up Phi Kappa Epsilo n Re-Or-gañize s At Lincol n Unive rsity _In _. the college period 1931-1935 , when the New Lincoln was in its infancy and when many of the things Lincoln students now enjoy were in their nascent state , _ihe Phi Kappa Epsilon Scholastic Fraternity was born . For years diligent and ambitious students had tried • to gain admittance into Phi Beta Kappa . It was no use , yet the need of some such noteworthy body was keenly felt in these collegiate circles . Therefore , James H . Rc ~ binson , ‘ 35 , founded and established Phi Kappa Epsilon . Its purposes and aims were clearly set forth in the preamble to the constitution . Phi Kappa Epsilon was found ed for • the purpose of stimulating and rewarding students who display evidence of high intellectual achievement . Its purpose is to propagate and foster scholarship , character , and all ideals which may be construed as a necessary foundation for constructive achievement . It has acce...
" Linco _liiian " Investi gates Local Schools Survey Reveals Poor Condi -tions In Both Schools [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Linco _liiian Investi gates Local Schools Survey Reveals Poor Conditions In Both Schools To get first hand informafion concerning conditions in the Lincoin University village schools a committee from The Lincolnian visited them on Thursday afternoon , October 27 . The two separate schools almost face each other on opposite sides of the road . The Negro school wi . th grades from one to five seems to have been a barn at one time ; students go to the white school upon reaching the sixth grade . Twenty-seven pupils attend school in this one-room structure . Facilities for teaching the primary grades are practically non-exist-ent ; there are two small tables , crayons for picture coloring , and blocks for word building . There is a low ceiling ; a large coal stove in the center of the room with a guard rail ; the pipe , of course , runs up and across the room through a window . Throughout there is an evident lack of space . Both inside and outside the building is badly in need of paint ...
New Feature Aids Librar y Eff iciency Interview Reveals Added Ad vantages [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
New Feature Aids Librar y Eff iciency Interview Reveals Added Ad vantages The new loan desk at the library is an acquisition of which the library staff is very roud , Mrs . Leonia _Dorsey , assistant librarian of Vail Memorial Library , told the Lincolnian last week . This desk , she continued , is patterned after the more expensive types featured by library furnishing firms and it has the advantage of being custom-built to fit our own special needs with regard to space and service . We expect s , through its greater conveniences , to offer to our patrons more rapid , complete , and efficient service . With more space for records , the staff is prepared to give better information regarding books and their locations . When asked what system she felt could be worked out for current newspaper distribution , she said : The desk is so constructed that popular newspapers can be better cared for and distributed in a shorter time . The increased counter space means more convenience for the ...
Negro Press Is Annual Omega Week Top ic Jo urnalistic Opportunitie s For Youth , His tory [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Negro Press Is Annual Omega Week Top ic Jo urnalistic Opportunitie s For Youth , His tory Discussed Beta chapter of Omega Psi Phi conducted its annual observance of Negro Achievement Week , a program sponsored by the national organization , from Tuesday , November 8 through Sunday , November 13 , Its theme was The Negro in the Field of Journalism , In keeping with its usual procedure , the chapter invited each day speaker from other fraternities on the campus to present a specific pha se of the general subject . Tuesday ’s guest speaker was El’bert C . Robinson , of Kappa Alpha Psi , who traced the Negro ’ s progress in journali sm over a period of thirty years . Immedfate ] y preceeding the speaker , Walter Johnson , basilus of Beta chapter , explained the purpose of the Negro Achievement Week , The Omega Octette sang Who is Sylvia by Schubert . Phi Beta Sigma ’s representative was William L . Hamilton , who spoke on The Function and Purpose of Negro Journalism . This speech was pr...
Gre yhound Bus Co . Jim Crows Student [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Gre yhound Bus Co . Jim Crows Student Hcward Payne of the juni or class was submitted to another evidence of the discriminatory practice of _ihe Greyhound bus company on November 13 on the Sunday afternoon bus returning from Baltimore , The driver of the 1 : 50 p . m . bus , number 519 , upon leaving Baltimore asked Payne to vacate a front seat as it was supposedly reserved . Payne , upon finding the seat empty after leaving Baltimore , moved bask into the seat . The driver then stopped the bus and demanded that he either leave the seat or get off the bus . This time he stated that the seat was reserved for a person in Bel Air . Needless tà say , the seat remained empty after leaving Bel Air . Payne was threatened with physical removal from ~ the bus when ‘ he asked the driver whether he practiced segregation or not .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Varied School Program Pr ior To Holidays University Calendar November 23—Thanksgiving recess begins at 12 : 30 p . m . November 28—Thanksgiving recess ends at 8 : 30 am . December 3—Presentation of The World Waits by Lincoln University Players . December 11—Dr . Benjamin Mays , Dean of the School of Religion at Howard ’ University , will be the visiting minister . December 11 or 12—The student body will hear the first of a series of musical recitals . Miss Josephine Harreil , who studied at Speilman College , Atlanta , Georgia , and the Julliard School of Music in New York , will be the first guest artist . December 17—Christmas vacation • begins at 12 : 30 p . m . January 2—Christmas recess ends at 8 : 30 â . m . _‘
" F lash" Pictoria l Discovers Lincoln [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
F lash Pictoria l Discovers Lincoln Significant is the fact that the November 1 issue of Flash , the national Negro picture magazine devoted four pages to Lincoln University ’s homecoming game . The picture _, s were excellently chosen and the reading material underlining each picture gave the reading public a concise but informative treatment of Lincoln University . Snapshots taken at random showed to good advantage the arch , class stones , football field , university hail , the science building , the water tower , enthusiastic spectators at the Lincoln-Morgan game , football players in action and a spirited upperclassman leading a _- group of freshmen in a cheer . _- _‘
Lincoln University Gridders [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Lincoln University Gridders Reading left to right : E . Ausby , M . Irvin , J . Dorsey , J . Williams , H . Norris , J . Beckwith , K . Gilmore , P . Honey , J , Lewis , R . Shade , B . Tildon , Mgr ., B . King , M . Pearcy , P . Williams , C . Alston , R . Bolden , A . MacDonald , L . Harris , W . Maddox , G . Carroll , S . Brown , R . Tracy , M . Taliferro , C Wellington , W . Beverly , J _, Brown , M _., Roman , J . Baker , R . Engs ,
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
REPRESENTING LINCOLN Jack Tracey of The Lincolnian staff has been appointed as the official representative of the National Student Federation of America at Lincoln University . Dean Wilson has been named as the permanent campus friend ‘ of _’ this national student organization .
Village School Situation ‘ Members of the University can not but agree that the [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 November 1938
Village School Situation ‘ Members of the University can not but agree that the Lincoln University village school situation is a disgrace to t he community . Too long has thi’s’ condition obtained within a stone ’ s throw of an institution which boasts of the ty pe of leaders it produces . To our knowledge no aggressive measures have ever been taken either to abolish the ; separate ‘ schools in the village or to secure adequate educa tional facilities for the pupils . The present arrangement is inefficient in at least foui par ticulars . First , in regard to educa tional facilities ; second , it is uneconomical because two plants probably cost more to operate than one ; third , the system is contrary to ‘ the trend in Pennsylvania where the race issue is not involved ; finally , it sets an example ‘ of social distinction which is bad both for the white pupil and the Negro . Th’e : Lincolnian is glad to note that the local chapter of the N . A . A . C . P . intends to ‘ initiate meas...