Alpha Kappa Alpha National Presidents Historical

Alpha Kappa Alpha National Presidents Historical (HM1TUU)

Location: Vicksburg, MS 39180 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 20.097', W 90° 53.159'

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Both former residents of Vicksburg, B. Beatrix Scott and Ida L. Jackson served as the fifth and eighth national presidents of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, 1925-1927 and 1933-1936, respectively. During her presidency, Scott helped establish educational scholarships for African American women through the Vocational Guidance Project, while Jackson focused on providing health care to poor women and children. The Mississippi Health Project provided a mobile health clinic in the Mississippi Delta from 1935 to 1942.
Year Placed2015
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 698970 N 3579527
Decimal Degrees32.33495000, -90.88598333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 20.097', W 90° 53.159'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 20' 5.82" N, 90° 53' 9.54" W
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Area Code(s)601, 769
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701-899 Bowmar Ave, Vicksburg MS 39180, US
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