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Dwight-White House was part of the House Plan Association (HPA) at Brooklyn College. The HPA was founded in 1937 and developed into the largest co-ed social organization at Brooklyn College. At its height, 170 individual Houses were part of HPA which had its own newspaper entitled The Calling Card. By 1961, with over 2,500 members, HPA comprised the largest student organization on any campus in the country. Dwight –White House was formed in February 1957 when Dwight House and White House merged. Its members participated in Sing, the annual Country Fair celebration, and in the annual HPA theatrical showcase known as December Daze.

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