The reminiscences of Will Winton Alexander, 1952 [microform].


Alexander, Will Winton, 1884-1956. The reminiscences of Will Winton Alexander, 1952 [microform].

The reminiscences of Will Winton Alexander, 1952 [microform].

A transcript of Will Winton Alexander's oral history interviews. Alexander discusses his childhood education, his years as a minister at the Methodist Church South, race relations, the Klu Klux Klan, his work with the Commission on Interracial Cooperation and the American Council on Race Relations, the Atlanta University merger, his term as Acting-President at Dillard University, New Deal legislation, and his impressions of C.B. Baldwin, John Fischer, Sidney Hillman, President and Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Julius Rosenwald, Frank Tannenbaum, Mr. and Mrs. Rexford G. Tugwell, Henry Wallace, and others. Forms part of Columbia University Oral History Collection (Part One).

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