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us: Wesley, Charles H. (Charles Harris), 1891-1987

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    • Charles Harris
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        (naf) Louisville (Ky.)
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        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
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        (naf) United States
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        • Organization: (naf) Fisk University
        • Organization: (naf) Yale University
        • Organization: (naf) Howard University
        • Organization: (naf) African Methodist Episcopal Church
        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
        • Organization: (naf) Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, inc.
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        (lcsh) Historians
          (lcsh) College presidents
            (lcsh) College teachers
              (lcsh) Clergy
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            • found: The collapse of the confederacy ... 1922.
            • found: NUCMC data from Fisk Univ. Libr. for Haynes, G.E. Papers, 1909-22 (Charles Wesley; Charles H. Wesley)
            • found: Washington Post, 8/22/87 (Charles H. Wesley, 95, black history scholar, d. 8/16/87, former dean of the graduate school of Howard Univ., former president of Wilberforce and Central State universities in Ohio)
            • found: African American National Biography, accessed September 6, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Wesley, Charles Harris; historian, educator, minister, administrator; born 02 December 1891 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States; graduated from Fisk University, Nashville (1911); master's degree in History and Economics, Yale University; PhD in History, Harvard University (1925); instructor of history and modern languages, professor, chair of the history department, director of the summer school, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, dean of the graduate school, Howard University; presided over all the AME churches in Washington, D.C. (1918-1938); published the first edition of the history of Alpha Phi Alpha (1929); fraternity's general president (1932-1940); president of Wilberforce University (1942); president of Central State University (1947-1965); executive director of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH); president of ASNLH (1950-1965); died 16 August 1987 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States)
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