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In search of sisterhood : Delta Sigma Theta : and the challenge of the Black sorority movement / Paula Giddings.

Author/Creator:
Giddings, Paula, author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
[New York] : William Morrow and Company, Inc., New York, 1988. , ©1988
Format/Description:
Book
[5], 336 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority -- History.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
African American women -- Societies and clubs -- History.
African American women -- Societies and clubs.
Form/Genre:
History.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
Traces the history of Delta Sigma Theta, a Black sorority, and assesses its role helping Black professional women.
Contents:
World of the founders
The founding
Extending the vision: nationalizing an idea
Grounds for a movement
New era, new challenge
Strengthening within-looking without
"One blood, one tradition"
From coalition to autonomy
Coming of age
The modern sisterhood
Delta in the movement years
Challenge and change
Toward a new identity
Delta Sigma Theta, Inc.: the contemporary years.
Notes:
"Copyright © 1988 by Delta Sigma Theta, Inc."; title page verso.
"Book design by Jaye Zimet"; title page verso.
Includes half-title page.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 306-318) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks. Banks copy contains review of title from The Washington Post newspaper dated: August 12, 1988.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1988
Contributor:
William Morrow and Company, publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania) $5 PU
ISBN:
0688057756
9780688057756
0688135099
9780688135096
OCLC:
17873327
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