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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority also owes a debt of gratitude to our Sorority's
incorporators. From the beginning, Zeta members saw the necessity of ensuring
the permanence of the organization. As such, Sorority members Myrtle Tyler,
Gladys Warrington, Joanna Houston, Josephine Johnson and O. Goldia Smith first
incorporated Zeta Phi Beta Sorority on March 30, 1923 in Washington D.C. In
1939, the Sorority was incorporated in the state of Illinois.
Phi Beta Sigma
Zeta Phi Beta must acknowledge the encouragement and support provided its
members by the men of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., especially Charles R.S.
Taylor and A. Langston Taylor. From the Sorority's inception, the members
of Zeta Phi Beta and Phi Beta Sigma have successfully collaborated on a variety
of community service projects, shared national, regional, state and local
activities and developed and enjoyed the bonds afforded a sisterhood and
brotherhood with a shared purpose. No other two organizations can boast of such
a rich, mutually beneficial relationship that has resulted in a complete and
comprehensive record of service to the men, women and children within our
The Founders of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
(l-r) Charles I. Brown, A. Langston Taylor, Leonard F. Morse