"the Foremost Advocate of Higher Education for Negroes"
Kelly Miller. Educator-Author-Scholar-Orator. “Kelly Miller spent fifty-four years of his life at Howard University which was the center and love of his devotion. Without question he became generally accepted as the foremost advocate of Higher Education for Negroes.” 1 sheet. 4 x 9.5 in. Photo-illustrate portrait of Miller. Dean of Howard University’s College of Arts & Science. Miller earned A.B. and M.A. degrees at Howard University before becoming the first African-American person to attend Johns Hopkins University, where he studied Mathematics, Physics, and Astronomy. Miller was a prolific writer of articles and essays, and he assisted W. E. B. Du Bois in editing the official NAACP journal, The Crisis. This was printed to commemorate 10 years since his passing on December 29, 1939. Includes a ruler along one edge of paper, calendar for first three months of 1950, and advertisements for Meadow Gold Ice Cream. In very good condition. Only 1 copy in an institutional or university collection, according to OCLC Worldcat.