February 2011
History Quiz
Howard University Clock Tower

Thank you to everyone who participated in last month's quiz. Congratulations to the winners, who answered both questions correctly.


  • Eulis Sawney
  • Alvin Cannon
  • Damaris Skelton
  • Lenda P. Hill
  • Vanessa Q. Allen 
Kamala Harris was recently elected attorney general of California, making her the first minority to hold this office.
The first dean of the School of Communications was Tony Brown, who served from 1971-1974.

Now it's your turn to test your knowledge. The first five people to respond correctly to the following questions will receive a copy of Ben Carson's book, Gifted Hands. Remember, both answers must be correct to qualify. Please send your response to ouc@howard.edu.
What is the name of Howard's official architect who produced the master plan for the expansion of the campus during the 1930s, including the construction of Founders Library?

What is the name of the former chair of the pediatrics department who played an integral role in the Sickle Cell Anemia Control Act of 1971?

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