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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Lester B. Granger
RLIN number: NXCP89-A9
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Background and education; experiences as a Negro soldier in World War I; early encounters with discrimination and segregation; extension work, counseling, social work; Urban League, studies of employment structure and placement facilities; racial questions in labor unions; National Negro Congress; segregation in armed forces; community relations projects; approaches to leaders of industry; American Association of Social Work; international conferences; Negroes in international relations; Congress of Racial Equality; sit-in movements; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Negro nationalism; new African leadership; federal record on equal rights in employment.
Extent: Transcript: 326 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1961 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Granger, Lester B., 1896-1976
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1896
Speaker occupation: Social worker
Age at speaking: 65
Document date: 1961
Interviewer: Edwin, Ed; Ingersoll, William T.
Organizations discussed: Congress of Racial Equality, New York, NY; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; National Urban League, New York, NY
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Civil rights; African Americans--Employment; African Americans--Segregation; Congress of Racial Equality, New York, NY; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; National Urban League, New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Race relations--United States; Social workers; United States; United States--Armed Forces--African Americans
Topics discussed - Other terms: Granger Lester B., 1896-1976
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021041-16480