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Accession Number: 1977.125.6

Physical Description: Heavy chain of silver metal. One charm of stamped silver metal with shield and symbols of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Inscription in Greek on banner below charm. Souvenir of 1953 National Convention of AKA Sorority.

History of Object: Used by Mamie Williams at local meetings and at Boule 1953-1956. Alpha Kappa Alpha is a traditional black sorority.

Date: 1953

Dimensions (in cm): L: 7 1/2"; W: 2"

Marks/Inscriptions: [middle of charm] A / K / A ||

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Business / Organization: Fraternities & sororities
    Individual: Williams, Mamie L. (Mamie Luella), 1894-1986
    Group: African Americans

Status: Cataloged

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