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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William J. Trent, Jr.
RLIN number: NXCP94-A2
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: United Negro College Fund Project
Description: UNCF executive director. Background; racial discrimination in colleges; creation of United Negro College Fund, NYC, 1943; executive director, UNCF, 1944-1964: fund-raising, esp. Capital Funds campaigns, Brown vs. Bd. of Ed. decision, 1954, organization of regional Alumni conferences; Asst. Personnel Director, TIME, Inc. 1964-1975; Bennett College Development Office, 1975-present; reminiscences of Frederick D. Patterson, UNCF employees, campaign chairmen, volunteers, and member college presidents.
Extent: Transcript: 125 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Permission required to cite or quote. Copyright by William J. Trent, Jr., 1981. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Trent, William J., Jr., 1910-0
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1910
Age at speaking: 70
Document date: 1980
Interviewer: Goodson, Martia
Organizations discussed: Bennett College, Greensboro, NC; United Negro College Fund, Inc., Fairfax, VA
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Education; African Americans--Social conditions; Bennett College, Greensboro, NC; Discrimination in education; Discrimination in employment; North America; Oral history; United Negro College Fund, Inc., Fairfax, VA; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Educational fund-raising; Time, Inc; Trent, William J., Jr., 1910-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021331-16770