Oral history interview with David P. Weikart 1998

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Oral history interview with David P. Weikart 1998

 

 

Name:
Weikart, David P (Interviewee); Zane, Sharon (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with David P. Weikart 1998
Abstract:
Childhood: born Youngstown, Ohio, son of social workers; Oberlin College: B.A., psychology, 1949-1953; service in United States Marine Corps, 1953-1955; University of Michigan: Ph.D., education and psychology, 1956-1958; psychologist, chief diagnostician, MIchigan public school system; interest in early childhood education; formation of High/Scope Perry Study: research on education of economically disadvantaged preschool children, funding from Carnegie Corporation; experiments in infant education; changes in grantmaking philosophy; reminiscences of colleagues.
Collection Name:
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Subjects:
Head Start programs--United States; Children with social disabilities--Education (Preschool)--United States; Children with mental disabilities--Education (Preschool)--United States; Children--Intelligence testing; African Americans--Education (Preschool); Poor children--Education (Preschool)--United States; Early childhood education; Infants--Development; Endowment of research; Psychologists; Weikart, David P; Perry Preschool Project (Ypsilanti, Mich.) Research; Carnegie Corporation of New York
Format:
oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Origin Information:
1998.
Physical Description:
107 pages
Note (Biographical):
Psychologist.
Note (Funding):
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Carnegie Corporation of New York
Note:
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.Service copy (44 kHz, 16 bit) and rendered version (96 kHz, 24 bit) of sound file derived from a digital preservation master digitized at 96 kHz, 24 bit.Interviewed by: Sharon Zane on February 17, 1998 and February 18, 1998.
Note (Provenance):
Gift of David P. Weikart
Language:
English
Library Location:
Oral History Archives at Columbia, Columbia University
Digital Project:
Carnegie Digital Past and Future
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-4xb2-r670