Title "The NCCU Sound Machine" Majorettes Subject Bands Majorettes Students Activities Organizations Description A photograph of majorettes in “The NCCU Sound Machine.” Author/Creator [Unknown] Date.Original 1960-01-31 Learn more about African American History and Photography at "Through A Lens Darkly" TALD documentary and multimedia project - Digital Diaspora Family Reunion
Ethelyn Mildred Taylor Chisum (1895-1983) was a black teacher and administrator. She was born in Dallas on June 9, 1895. After graduating from Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College in 1913, she taught in the public schools in Texas (1916–23). She served as president of the Dallas Teachers Council, an affiliate of the National Education Association, from 1948-1958 and as an advisor to the council from 1959-1965. She was the NEA membership chairwoman for North Texas from 1955-1960.
Josephine Premice with Earle Hyman on the cover of Jet, May 1956. He would go on to become Grandpa Huxtable on The Cosby Show and Ms. Premice's daughter Susan Fales-Hill would end up writing and producing for both The Cosby Show and A Different World.