Howard University in the Service of a Democracy, the theme for the 74th annual Charter Day excercises, was carried out even to the ushers at the banquet. R.O.T.C. Officers, representing the role the university is playing in preparing youth for the National Defense, were assisted in their duties by attractive coed hostesses. From left to rightL Raymond C. Lewis, Miss Evelyn Apperson, Kenneth Hardym Miss Dorothy Walker, Allen Anderson and Miss Jayne Kemp. The painting in the background is one of several murals painted for the occasion.