Frederick D. Patterson: Educator and Founder of United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson was named after Black journalist and anti-slavery leader Frederick Douglass. Patterson was born on October 10, 1901. Orphaned at age two, he was raised by his eldest sister, Wilhemina, a school teacher in Texas. He studied at Iowa State College, where he received a doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1923 and a […]

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