2nd Annual Cotillion Ball (1973)

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2nd Annual Cotillion Ball (1973)


African American Women, Post-Secondary Education, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.


This source is the booklet for the second annual Cotillion Ball held in May of 1973 at the Ramada Convention Center. It includes biographies and photographs of Jessica Bennett, Yolantha Harrison, Flourine Kent, Priscilla Nash, and Diane Weatherspoon, as well as many advertisements for local businesses.

List of Debutantes:


First Name Last Name Married name (1981) Parents Sponsor Address Church School Planned College Planned Major Updates (1981)
Diane Weatherspoon Jones Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Weatherspoon Ambassadors Club 411 Eureka St., C St. Luke C.M.E. Centennial High Parkland College Dental Hygiene

Nash Peacock Mr. and Mrs. Louis Nash Mrs. Dorothy Jordan 411 Beardsley St, C Bethel A.M.E. Church Centennial High Parkland College Legal Secretary attended Parkland College majoring in communications and visual arts; employed at the Urban League of Champaign County; mother of one son and resides in Champaign.
Florine Kent
Mr. and Mrs. George Davis and C.T. Kent Mr. and Mrs. Alvin S. Griggs 1512 Aztec Drive, C Freewill Baptist Church n/a Business College Executive Secretery
Yolantha Harrison
Mr. and Mrs. Rapheal Harrison Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cathey 1115 Nofftz Drive, C Temple Baptist Church Centennial High Columbia, College, Missouri Music and Drama
Jessica Bennett
Mrs. Mary L. Bennett Mr. and Mrs. Willie T. Summerville 1402 Pennsylvania Avenue, U Morning Star Free Will Baptist Urbana High Illinois State University Sociology


20 May 1973

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