Thank you, vkn, for the response.
These are all great suggestions and I am beating the bushes at this point. Alumni Assoc (done), year book (didn't issue one in 1944 due to finances), newspapers (ongoing; also looking for remote access to The Claude A. Barnett Papers and the Associated Negro Press News Releases), ADAH (my next option), archivist at ASU (done). It's unfortunate that the school did not maintain this piece of their history. When I find it, I'll be sure to send them a copy to add to their archives.
For the record, and I know you already know this, I am talking about Alabama State Teachers College, Montgomery, AL, now named Alabama State University.