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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of George Samuel Schuyler
RLIN number: NXCP87-A130
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Background, childhood, and education in Syracuse; job discrimination; enlistment United States Army, 1912; military transports, commission, segregation within armed forces; government civil service, 1919; Harlem; Marcus Garvey; THE MESSENGER; PITTSBURGH COURIER; magazine supplement, Chicago; differences among Negro leaders; southern travels; Socialist Party activities; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; THE CRISIS; Negroes in politics; housing; interracial marriage; Liberia; consumer cooperatives; Ethiopia; American Negroes in World War II; race relations in Latin America; Negro journalism; Negroes and Jews; Negroes and Communist Party; National Negro Congress; March on Washington; impressions of Benjamin Davis, A. Philip Randolph, Chandler Owen, James W. Ivy, James Weldon Johnson, Roy Wilkins, H.L. Mencken, Walter White.
Extent: Transcript: 723 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 1960 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Schuyler, George S., 1895-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1895
Speaker occupation: Author; Journalist
Age at speaking: 65
Document date: 1960
Interviewer: Ingersoll, William T.
Organizations discussed: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; Socialist Workers Party, US; U.S. Army
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American authors; African American journalists; African American newspapers; African American soldiers; African Americans--Civil rights; African Americans--Social conditions; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; North America; Oral history; Race relations--United States; Socialist Workers Party, US; U.S. Army; United States; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--African Americans
Topics discussed - Other terms: Schuyler, George S., 1895-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017161-12604