Gantt Center reception honoring its ‘founding mothers’

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  • Mary T. Harper
  • Bertha Maxwell-Roddey
  • Bertha Maxwell-Roddey greets well wishers.
  • Mary T. Harper greets a well wisher at the Harvey B. Gantt Center.
  • Mary T. Harper, left, and Bertha Maxwell-Roddey.
  • Mary T. Harper, left, and Bertha Maxwell-Roddey.
  • Bertha Maxwell-Roddey greets members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Scene at a Gantt Center reception honoring Mary T. Harper and Bertha Maxwell-Roddey, who in 1974 cofounded an organization that evolved to become the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture. The Gantt Center’s main lobby was named the Harper-Roddey Grand Lobby, August 22, 2018. (Photo: Qcitymetro)

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