Sojourn to Kaduna Interview
|House DeCostas lived in while in Northern Nigeria|
|Frank A. DeCosta circa 1930|
|Frank and replacement Ibitomi|
|Frank (suit) and Beautine (middle) with their male staff and their wives|
Rudy: In a few letters, Frank spoke of acquiring African art pieces for himself, family, and friends, even Martin D. Jenkins, then the president of Morgan State College. Did he follow through on that? Do you or the family still have those pieces? I do not recall any photos of that artwork.
Miriam: Frank acquired a substantial art collection from many African countries. As he indicated in his letters, he took great pleasure out of bartering with vendors.
Rudy: Frank exchanged a number of fond letters with Nnamdi “Zik” Azikiwe, whom he had met at
Frank Hamilton Bowles, Frank A DeCosta, and Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. Between Two Worlds: A Profile of Negro Higher Education.
|Horace Mann Bond|
Horace Mann Bond. Education for Freedom: A History of
“Doctoral Degree Awards to African Americans Reach Another All-Time High.” Journal of Blacks in Higher Education.
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Other Books By Miriam DeCosta-Willis
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Miriam DeCosta-Willis, editor. The