Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
L. Pearl Mitchell
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Alpha Omega Chapter
Initiated into Zeta Chapter at Wilberforce University.
Held membership for more than 50 years in Alpha Kappa Alpha. Affectionately known as "Miss A.K.A."
Served as the first Great Lakes Regional director and sixth president of Alpha Omega chapter.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Women. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series list.
Location. 41° 30.62′ N, 81° 35.727′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is in Lake View Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Carabelli (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ernest R. Ball (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burial Place of James A. Garfield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alexander WintonIn Memory of the Teachers and Children Who Lost Their Lives in the Collinwood School Fire (approx. ¼ mile away); Rufus Dunham (approx. ¼ mile away); Henry A. Sherwin (approx. ¼ mile away); Carl B. Stokes (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Also see . . .
1. Lake View Cemetery. (Submitted on September 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
2. L. Pearl Mitchell biography on The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History web site. (Submitted on June 8, 2009.)
3. 3rd Supreme Basileus L. Pearl Mitchell 1923-1925. On page 3 of this document is a short biography of L. Pearl Mitchell (note the last bullet, her year of death, should be listed as 1974). (Submitted on June 8, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,038 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.