Oral history interview with Will Winton Alexander, 1952

 

Name
Alexander, Will Winton, 1884-1956 (Interviewee)
Albertson, Dean, 1920- (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Will Winton Alexander, 1952
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Will Winton Alexander, 1952
Abstract
Childhood and education; Vanderbilt University; ministry, Methodist Church South, 1901-1917; World War I; race riots; beginning work in race relations, Commission in Interracial Cooperation, 1919-1930; lynching; Ku Klux Klan; Atlanta University merger; Dillard University, Acting President, 1931-1935; Resettlement Administration, 1935-1936; Greenbelt towns; Great Plains; subsistence homesteads; Bank head-Jones Farm Tenant Act, Farm Security Administration, 1937; Julius Rosenwald Fund; Fair Employment Practices Committee; organizing the American Council on Race Relations; impressions of C.B. Baldwin, John Fischer, Sidney Hillman, President and Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Julius Rosenwald, Frank Tannenbaum, Mr. and Mrs. Rexford G. Tugwell, Henry Wallace and others.
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Subjects
Educators; Agriculturists; Agriculture--United States; Education; New Deal, 1933-1939; United States Politics and government 1933-1945; United States Race relations; Alexander, Will Winton, 1884-1956; Methodist Episcopal Church, South; Atlanta University Center (Ga.); Ku Klux Klan (1915- ); Dillard University; United States. Resettlement Administration; United States. Farm Security Administration
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1952
Physical Description
756 pages
Note (Biographical)
Agriculturist, authority on race relations, educator
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Biographical interview
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 Dean Albertson
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Catalog Record
7293700
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-sc96-qc18
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.