Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Unity Breakfast programs and recordings

Abstract

The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Unity Breakfast programs and recordings (dated 1995-2018; 0.45 cubic feet; 1 box, 3.74 GB, 11 files) primarily consists of event programs and DVD recordings that document the annual Alpha Phi Alpha Unity Breakfast held yearly on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Lexington, Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Unity Breakfast programs and recordings
Date
1995-2018 (inclusive)
Extent
0.45 Cubic Feet
Subjects
African Americans -- Kentucky -- Lexington
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
Programs.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Scott Kenkel
Preferred Citation
2018ms006: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Unity Breakfast programs and recordings, 1995-2018, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Unity Breakfast is an annual event sponsored by the Alpha Beta Lambda chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity in Lexington, Kentucky. Alpha Phi Alpha was the first Greek-lettered African American fraternity. Its Alpha Beta Lambda chapter was founded in Lexington in 1928. Since 1995, the Unity Breakfast has celebrated diversity and unity in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Unity Breakfast is open to the community and includes the presentation of the Unity Awards and guest speakers from a variety of backgrounds. The Unity Breakfast provides support for the Alpha Beta Lamda Chapter Education Foundation, the charitable arm of the fraternity which provides scholarships and community outreach.
Scope and Content
The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Unity Breakfast programs and recordings (dated 1995-2018; 0.45 cubic feet; 1 box, 3.74 GB, 11 digital files) primarily consists of event programs and DVD recordings that document the annual Alpha Phi Alpha Unity Breakfast held yearly on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Lexington, Kentucky. Additionally, the collection includes a program for the dedication of the Vertner Woodson Tandy Historical Marker, which Alpha Phi Alpha helped establish.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Unity Breakfast recordings, 2009-2018

Unity: A Journey Toward the Dream, 2009

  • Box 1, folder 1
  • File 2018ms006_01
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Unity: A Continuous March Toward Equality, 2013

  • Box 1, folder 1
  • File 2018ms006_02
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Unity: Commemorating 20 Years of Advancing the Dream, 2014

  • Box 1, folder 2
  • File 2018ms006_03
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23rd Annual Unity Breakfast, 2017

  • Box 1, folder 3
  • File 2018ms006_04
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24th Annual Unity Breakfast, 2018

  • Box 1, folder 3
  • File 2018ms006_05
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2014 Unity Breakfast Award Recipients, 2014

  • File 2018ms006_06
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2014 Unity Breakfast Award Recipients extended, 2014

  • File 2018ms006_07
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2014 Student Reflections, 2014

  • File 2018ms006_08
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21st Annual Unity Breakfast, 2015

  • File 2018ms006_09
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2015 Unity Award Recipients, 2015

  • File 2018ms006_10
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2015 Unity Breakfast WWB Mentoring, 2015

  • File 2018ms006_11
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Unity Breakfast programs, 1995-2018

1995-2005

  • Box 1, folder 4
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2006-2010

  • Box 1, folder 5
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2011-2014

  • Box 1, folder 6
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2015-2018

  • Box 1, folder 7
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Related printed materials, 2009-2014

Dedication of Historical Marker for Vertner Woodson Tandy program, 2009 September 19

  • Box 1, folder 8
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Unity Breakfast 20th Anniversary advertising supplement to the Lexington Herald-Leader, 2014 January 12

  • Box 1, folder 9
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