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"I take this opportunity to thank each and all of you for what you have done to make K. A. Θ. what it is today for without the efforts of all girls who followed us, our struggles in trying to found a fraternity for women would have been in vain."

A note to the Omega Alumnae Chapter (Portland, Oregon) by Bettie Locke Hamilton

Meet our founders: Bettie Locke, Alice O. Allen, Bettie Tipton, and Hannah Fitch. Learn about how, together in 1870, they founded Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity.