“Fenton’s figures – silent, composed, aloof – represent aesthetic idealism,” an art critic wrote. “By avoiding eye contact with the viewer, they maintain emotional distance and anonymity. While being gazed at, they do not gaze back.”
Dr. Parker was an admissions officer at Vassar College when he realized there were students who had never thought of themselves as college material. "It sparked my interest in the community-college concept," he said.
Corporal Holsey Gillis Sr. was one of the original Montford Point Marines who started the Philadelphia Chapter in 1965 and was a mainstay figure at the club and with the Montford Point Marine community. He served in the battle for Okinawa, Japan.