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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Harry Lee Kingman
RLIN number: NXCP89-A37
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Youth in China and America; education; professional baseball; army service, World War I; 1916-57, Stiles Hall (University Y.M.C.A., Berkeley); 1921-27, International Y.M.C.A.; China; Shanghai Incident; 1943-45, Director, West Coast Fair Employment Practice Commission; with Ruth Kingman, Citizens' Lobby: 1957-70 in Washington, from 1970 in Berkeley; 1960 Kennedy presidential campaign; civil rights, peace.
Extent: Transcript: 248 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Bancroft Library for information. Original oral history held by: Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720.
Original Language: English
Speaker: Kingman, Harry Lee, 1892-1983
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1892
Speaker occupation: Lobbyist; YMCA counselor
Document date: Undated
Interviewer: Levenson, Rosemary
Organizations discussed: University of California, Berkeley, CA; Young Men's Christian Association
Locations discussed: Asia; China; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; China; Civil rights workers--United States; Discrimination in employment; Lobbying; Lobbyists; North America; Oral history; United States; University of California, Berkeley, CA; Young Men's Christian Association
Topics discussed - Other terms: China--History--1900-1949; Kingman, Harry Lee, 1892-1983
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020888-16329