Oral history interview with Edna O. Meyers 1991

Oral history interview with Edna O. Meyers 1991

 

Name:
Ocko, Edna (Interviewee); Lee, Jonathan (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Edna O. Meyers 1991
Other Titles:
Reminiscences of Edna O. Meyers: oral history, 1991
Abstract:
Childhood in Harlem; founder, New Dance Group, 1932; recollections of Northside Center for Child Development [Northside]: first associations with Northside through counseling of son, subsequent remedial work as reading therapist, chief psychologist: development of new approach to learning assessment, teaching through brain training; experiences counseling in Harlem public schools; description of home environment of typical Northside client; character of Harlem neighborhood in early 1950s; division of responsibility among social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists at Northside: comparisons of philosophies, approaches to jobs; role of Board of Directors in promotion, fund-raising; recollections of Kenneth and Mamie Clark.
Collection Name:
Northside Center for Child Development project
Subjects:
Psychologists; Modern dance--1930s; Bibliotherapy; Psychiatric clinics--Fund-raising.--New York (State); Child psychology; Learning, Psychology of; Public schools--Counseling of--New York (State); Psychiatric social work; Harlem (New York, N.Y.)--Social conditions--1950s; Ocko, Edna; Clark, Mamie; Clark, Kenneth; Northside Center for Child Development
Format:
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1991
Note (Biographical):
Psychologist.
Note (Funding):
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
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 Jonathan Lee on January 14, 1991.
Note (Provenance):
Edna O. Meyers, Gift 1991
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
7139841
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-byds-ba40