Delilah W. Pierce Participates In District of Columbia Appropriation Bill For 1941 Hearings Before The Subcommittee Of The Committee On Appropriations United States Senate

As a member of the Phi Delta Kappa Sorority, Delilah W. Pierce fought so that Washington, DC and all underserved school districts, including rural districts, could receive appropriate funding for public education. Learn more about the: District of Columbia Appropriation Bill For 1941 Hearings Before The Subcommittee Of The Committee On Appropriations United States Senate.

Delilah W. Pierce & Her Connection To The First African American Admitted To The National Press Club

Reporter Louis Lautier, who, according the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, is known for being an advocate who successfully achieved integrating the Senate and House press galleries in 1947. Mr. Lautier covered the life of Delilah W. Pierce and highlighted her in his Afro American newspaper Capital Spotlight column. At the time Mr. Lautier … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce & Her Connection To The First African American Admitted To The National Press Club

Delilah W. Pierce Mentioned In African American Almanac Authored by Lean’tin Bracks

Delilah W. Pierce is mentioned in the African American Almanac, authored by Lean’tin Bracks. Reviewer Emily Rose Compton-Dzak wrote: Bracks chronicles the African American experience from the arrival of the first Africans to North America in the early 1600s to the present day. The almanac is organized into 12 chapters: “Africans in America”; “Civil Rights”; … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Mentioned In African American Almanac Authored by Lean’tin Bracks

Delilah W. Pierce Received NAACP Life Membership For Phi Delta Kappa Service

In 1964, president of the Atlantic City branch of Phi Delta Kappa, Delilah W. Pierce received a NAACP life membership for her service. The membership was given through the Atlantic City, NJ branch because Delilah was a past national president (basileus). The recognition of service was published in W E.B. Du Bios’ The Crisis, Volume … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Received NAACP Life Membership For Phi Delta Kappa Service

Delilah W. Pierce Helps A Great Depression Business Make History

On September 12, 1950 Delilah W. Pierce was featured in an article highlighting the achievements of a Washington, DC business called The Ethical Prescription Pharmacy. The article was entitled One Million Prescriptions Under Same Ownership Is Proud Record. According to the article she was the first and one-millionth customer of the business, which began in 1929 … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Helps A Great Depression Business Make History

Delilah W. Pierce Listed At Current Washington Water Color Association Event

The Washington Water Color Association is holding its Spring Art Exhibition from March 5 to May 31 2013 at the Woman's National Democratic Club. Delilah was an active member during her life and regularly exhibited. Delilah W. Pierce served as their Vice President 1974 ‑ 1976, Treasurer 1978 to 1983, Board Member 1974 ‑ 1983, Elected Honorary Member … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Listed At Current Washington Water Color Association Event

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 be … Continue 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