Reminiscences of J. Curtis Dixon, 1967

 

Name
Dixon, J. Curtis (John Curtis), 1894-1975 (Interviewee)
Hawkins, Robbin (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of J. Curtis Dixon, 1967
Abstract
Family background, early schooling; Mercer and Columbia Universities; World War I; career as teacher, principal, businessman, school superintendent in Richland, Georgia; State Supervisor of School Administration and Finance; county schools survey; State agent for Negro schools; graduate work, Teachers College; General Education Board; Rosenwald Fund; rural education conferences; Jeanes teachers; Vi ce Chancellor, University of Georgia, 1940-1942; Vice President, Mercer University, 1942-1946; Southern Education Foundation, 1945-1965: moving headquarters to Atlanta, staff, financing, programs, travel, charter; analysis of Negro educational institutions; training for principals; effect of 1954 desegregation decision
Collection Name
Rockefeller Foundation oral history collection
Subjects
School administrators; Education--Georgia; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Segregation; Education, Rural; Educational fund raising; Dixon, J. Curtis (John Curtis), 1894-1975; General Education Board (New York, N.Y.); Julius Rosenwald Fund; Mercer University; Southern Education Foundation
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1967
Note (Biographical)
Educator
Note
Interviewed by Robbin Hawkins.
Note (Provenance)
J. Curtis Dixon, Gift 1967
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
15210789
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-tgq9-ne20
Related URLs
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