Delilah W. Pierce’s Husband Joseph A Man Of Many Firsts – An African American of Excellence

Delilah W. Pierce’s husband, Joseph L. Pierce, was a man of distinction, integrity, and high pursuits during a very complex time in American history. Mr. Pierce’s career began in 1929 at the National Benefit Life Company in Philadelphia after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania. He was one of the first African American’s to beContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce’s Husband Joseph A Man Of Many Firsts – An African American of Excellence”

Delilah W. Pierce Participated In Phi Delta Kappa Sorority Luncheon 1962

Delilah W. Pierce attended the 1962 sorority luncheon celebrating founders’ day. Members from 5 cities were in attendance. About Phi Delta Kappa Dr. Gladys Merrit Ross, Julia Asbury Barnes, Dr. Florence Steele Hunt, Dr. Gladys Cannon Nunery, Ella Wells Butler, Mildred Morris Williams, Edna McConnell and Marguerite Gross It was Palm Sunday, April 23, 1923,Continue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Participated In Phi Delta Kappa Sorority Luncheon 1962”

Delilah W. Pierce & Her Phi Delta Members Were Considered Models With Brains

In 1962 Phi Delta Kappa’s Founders’ Day theme was: A New Look at Old Frontiers. Lula Jones Garrett, a popular African American columnist and female rights activist wrote: Founder’s Day under a program theme of “A New Look at Old Frontiers,” Saturday, had also taken a good gander at new fashions. The schoolmarms, coming fromContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce & Her Phi Delta Members Were Considered Models With Brains”

Delilah W. Pierce Exhibited With Famed MoMA Curator Elaine Johnson At The Georgetown University Gallery

February 11, 1979 Delilah W. Pierce was invited to exhibit at Georgetown University. One of the co-exhibitors was Elaine Johnson, most known for being a curator at The Museum of Modern Art’s (MOMA) Department of Circulating Exhibitions and an advocate for Latin American Art who was interested in researching its impact on the American artContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Exhibited With Famed MoMA Curator Elaine Johnson At The Georgetown University Gallery”