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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Will Winton Alexander
RLIN number: NXCP86-A8
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: 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; Bankhead-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.
Extent: Transcript: 756 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1952 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Alexander, Will Winton, 1884-1956
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1884
Speaker occupation: Agriculturist; Authority on race relations; Educator
Age at speaking: 68
Document date: 1952
Interviewer: Albertson, Dean, 1920-
Organizations discussed: Dillard University, New Orleans, LA; Ku Klux Klan, 1915- present; Methodist Episcopal Church; U.S. Farm Security Administration, Washington, DC
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture--United States; Agriculturists; Dillard University, New Orleans, LA; Education; Educators; Ku Klux Klan, 1915- present; Methodist Episcopal Church; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; Oral history; Race relations--United States; U.S. Farm Security Administration, Washington, DC; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Alexander, Will Winton, 1884-1956; Atlanta University Center (Ga); United States--Resettlement Administration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016810-12253