Education: Dillard University

On New Orleans' broad Gentilly Road stand the six neat Georgian buildings of Dillard University, framed by an avenue of young trees and a 65-acre campus. Barely five years old, Dillard is an infant beside other leading U. S. Negro universities (Howard, Fisk, Atlanta). But it is a precocious infant.

To Dillard last week went Negro children from Louisiana's parish schools and Mississippi's bottom lands, Negro artists from all over the U. S., Negro players, musicians, authors, also many an eminent white. All week Dillard held an arts festival. Negro children sang spirituals and Tschaikowsky; the Dillard Chorus sang Haydn's Creation;...