Oral history interview with James M. Dyer, 2000

 

Name
Dyer, James Metcalfe, 1939- (Interviewee)
Title
Oral history interview with James M. Dyer, 2000
Other Titles
Reminiscences of James M. Dyer : oral history, 2000
Abstract
Early life: Born in Jamaica, West Indies, 1939; moved with family to New York after WWII, memories of early childhood and schooling; education: scholarship to Harvard University; one of twelve black students, member of Crimson Key Society at Harvard; time in Jamaica after graduation, graduate work at Cornell University, narrow avoidance of draft in 1963; career: coordinator for Urban League of West chester establishing Neighborhood Youth Corps, coordinator for National Urban League, organizer of Black Analysis group, involvement with civil rights groups; position as program officer at Carnegie Corporation, discussion of various activities and people involved with Carnegie Corporation and other foundations
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Subjects
Endowments--Officials and employees; Collective bargaining; African Americans--Employment; Dyer, James Metcalfe, 1939-; Carnegie Corporation of New York; National Urban League
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
2000
Physical Description
70 pages
Note (Biographical)
Associate Professor, Ohio University
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
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
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by Richard Magat on September 1, 2000
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7584427
Also In
Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-5qap-hh51
Related URLs
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