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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of James Madison Wood
RLIN number: NXCP88-A133
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and early experiences in the Ozarks; teaching; interest in farming and extension; Stephens Junior College, 1912-47: concept of junior college, analysis of women's activities, change in direction, trips, publicity, recruiting, faculty, finances; Women's Foundation; Junior College Association, 1920; women's rights movement; Rockefeller Foundation support; accreditation of junior colleges; Edward Bok and LADIES HOME JOURNAL. Impressions of many prominent educators.
Extent: Transcript: 387 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1954 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Wood, James Madison, 1875-1958
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1875
Speaker occupation: Educator
Age at speaking: 79
Document date: 1954
Interviewer: Cowley, William Harold, 1899-
Organizations discussed: Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY; Stephens College, Columbia, MO
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Educators; Feminism; Oral history; Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY; Stephens College, Columbia, MO; Women--Education
Topics discussed - Other terms: American Association of Junior Colleges; College presidents; Junior colleges; Wood, James Madison, 1875-1958
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019162-14605