Clipped From The New York Age
G.; di - J. is Y. w r 27, K. Ad will Aa nx, and of West 135th Street Branch Library Holds' Reception For Visiting Students The reception given for the visiting students, on Friday evening. July 16, was lite most popular and largely at tended affair ever given by the West 135th itreet Branch Library. About ioO people gathered to hear the program and to inspect the different department! of the library, particularly the Department of Negro Literature, to which has just been added the incomparable Schomburg collection and to enjoy the dancing. The speaker of the evening . was Charles Johnson, v.ho spoke of the lit erary contest recently conducted by the Opportunity magazine. He was fol lowed by several of the prize winners : Miss Zora Neal Hurston, Miss Gwendolyn Bennett, Arna Bor.trups, and Langston Hughes, who spoke or read fiom their own works. L. Ransom. Gilybert Holland and Misa Helen Heart we I rendered vocal solos . and contributed to the pleasure of the ev ening. Among those present were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Robeson, Dr. and Mrs. James W. Thornton, Miss Jessie Faus - ett, - Fred R. Moore, Miss 5onoma Tal - ley, Misses Andradei Lindsey. Mrs. W. E. B. Dubois, Mrs. Cordelia Winn. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Young. Mts. T. Thds. Fortune, Miss Lydia Mson. Attorney C. T French, Mrs. Williams Andrews, Miss Marion Mottre. Bouchet Day. Miss Constance Willis, John Davis, Warrick Cardoza, Mis Alice Brown. Dean Hutchinson of .Mil waukee, Leland B. Pcttit, Mrs. Charles Johnson, Mr. Schmidt of Harvard Uni versity, Miss Thelma Berlock, Miss Edith McAllister, Miss Beatrice Lewis, Harold Jackman, and others.