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Collection Details


Collection Name: War on Poverty 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/war.html
Description: Interviews donated to the Oral History Research Office by Professor Noel A. Cazenave which he conducted as part of a study of elite competition, democratic theory, and community organization in various precursors to the War on Poverty. The forty-six interviews concentrate upon Community Progress, Inc. of New Haven, Connecticut; Mobilization for Youth (MFY); and Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited - Associated Community Teams (HARYOUACT). Those interviewed include leaders of the various organizations, research directors, community activists, and policy planners.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 46
Broad Subjects: Economics; Sociology
ASP Subjects: Charity organization; Community; Community organization; Community Progress, Inc., New Haven, CT; Connecticut; Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited - Associated Community Teams, Manhattan, NY; History; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973; Johnson, Lyndon B.; LBJ; Lyndon Baines Johnson; New Haven, CT; New York; New York, NY; New York, NY - Manhattan - Harlem; Oral history; Poverty; Public welfare; Research; Social service; United States
Collection Code: OHC0000926