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Collection Details


Collection Name: United Negro College Fund Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/uncf.html
Dates Spanned: 1979-1981
Description: The accounts of the United Negro College Fund, underwritten by the National Endowment for the Humanities and collected by the Columbia Oral History Office in 1980-1981, provide a vivid picture of social and educational history in the United States over half a century. Changes in attitudes, standards and needs are faithfully documented, and the impact of the Brown vs. Board of Education decision on integrated education is made clear. The role the individual colleges and universities in developing leadership for the black community is assessed.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 25
Interviews: [33 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Ethnic groups; Economics
ASP Subjects: African American students; African Americans; African Americans--Education; College students; Education; History; Oral history; United Negro College Fund, Inc., Fairfax, VA; United States
Other Subjects: Minorities; Scholarships
Collection Code: OHC0000919