Education: For Negro Colleges

Yale University spent seven and a half million dollars last year to educate 3,112 students. Last week the United Negro College Fund Campaign for only $1,500,000 to be shared among 27 U.S. Negro colleges, got under way at Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Keynoter was Fisk University's* white President Thomas Elsa Jones. Heading the drive are John D. Rockefeller Jr., Lord & Taylor's President Walter Hoving, the Chase National Bank's Board Chairman Winthrop Williams Aldrich.

Said Keynoter Jones, a Quaker: "For effective living in a world community, the Negro has the dual advantage...

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