New York: December 25-30, 1934.
Unbound. Panoramic sepia-toned gelatin silver photograph measuring 24" x 8". Slight creasing and curling, very good. A group photograph of the members of Kappa Alpha Psi during their twenty-fourth annual Grand Chapter Session in New York in December of 1934. The image shows the men of the fraternity posed in winter coats with their hats in their hands including Grand Polemarch, Jesse Jerome Peters. Kappa Alpha Psi was and is a predominately African-American fraternity started in 1911 at Indiana University. The Grand Chapter is "the body of living members who were ever initiated into Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, without distinction to class of membership (undergraduate, alumni, or honorary) or geography." The fraternity saw trouble due to the Great Depression in the early 1930s and this meeting was dedicated to combating the issues facing the fraternity in 1934.