Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Marcus Peter Blakemore

image number:

P0020678

description:

This image scanned from page 8 of "The Story of Kappa Alpha Psi..." (1972).

Blakemore attended Indiana University during the 1910-1911 school year. He did not come to IU in 1909 as is sometimes reported.

Blakemore was the first African-American to receive a master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

Laurence Dunbar Reddick wrote a book about Blakemore entitled "Crusader Without Violence".

personal name:

Blakemore, Marcus Peter

corporate name:

Kappa Alpha Psi

corporate name:

Alpha Kappa Nu

topic:

Minorities

topic:

Portraits

topic:

Firsts

series:

Individuals