Oral history interview with Barbara Jones 1990

Oral history interview with Barbara Jones 1990

 

Name:
Jones, Barbara (Interviewee), Lee, Jonathan (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Barbara Jones 1990
Other Titles:
Reminiscences of Barbara Jones, oral history, 1990
Abstract:
Childhood and early education, Pittsburgh; University of Pittsburgh; acquaintance with Kenneth and Mamie Clark through mutual friend; Secretary to Mamie Clark, 1948-1979, Northside Center for Child Development [Northside], continuation of duties following Mamie Clark's resignation, 1985; additional responsibilities in fundraising; variety, scope of fundraising arrangements; egalitarian work environment, fairness of sliding scale fees; board/ staff parties, sense of community; jump in staff size with move to Schomburg building; changes in policy with the arrival of Medicaid; weathering of financial crises; Northside's approach, reputation, influence in the field.
Collection Name:
Northside Center for Child Development project
Subjects:
Medicaid--New York (State), Fund raisers (Persons), Secretaries, Psychiatric clinics--Child development--New York (State), Psychiatric clinics--Work environment, Psychiatric clinics--Financial crises, Jones, Barbara, Clark, Mamie, Clark, Kenneth, and Northside Center for Child Development
Format:
oral histories and sound recordings
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1990
Note (Biographical):
Secretary, fundraiser.
Note (Funding):
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note:
Interviewed by Jonathan Lee on December 17, 1990.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.
Note (Provenance):
Barbara Jones, Gift 1990
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
7094822
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-z1wc-sk93