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1956 Mar. 8

Columbia University . Oral History Project

Letter from Columbia University Oral History Research Office to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Allan Nevins; describing the Project's purpose, structure, and procedures, and noting how delighted they'd be to have a series of Du Bois's tape-recorded interviews, for the benefit of "those who survive you, and for all time."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Mar. 6

Columbia University . Oral History Project

Letter from Columbia University Oral History Project to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Louis M. Starr, Director; enclosing the transcript of his interviews with Mr. Ingersoll of 1960; encouraging him to edit it only lightly, to preserve their original spontaneity; and thanking him again for his cooperation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1982 May 14

Halpern, Carl

Oral history interview with Carl Halpern

New York (State) - This oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern focuses on his memories of the Electro Chemical Company where he worked from 1917-1965. He talks about people who worked in the factory, their nationality or religious identities and hiring practices including when he was hired. He recalls memories of the other companies and stores in the neighborhood, tran... more

Carl Halpern Papers

1999 Nov. 17

Ereñú, Héctor Ríos

Hector Ríos Ereño oral histroy with Robert A. Potash

Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Captures General Ríos impressions about Lanusse after working closely with him as his aide from 1966 to 1973. Addresses Onganía's ouster (1970) and Lanusse's presidency (1971-1973) his responsibility for Videla's and Viola's appointment, etc. Focuses on Lanusse's characteristics as a person, a military member and a man of faith. Includes Dr. Potash's post interview notes.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1986 Jan. 7

Halpern, Carl

Oral history with Carl Halpern

New York (State) - In this oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern focuses on his memories of the Electro Chemical Company in the Bronx where he worked from 1917-1965. Carl begins by talking about changes in safety procedures in the factory and winning workplace safety awards from the New York Metal Trades Association. He talks about visiting the workers during the s... more

Carl Halpern Papers

1960 June 15

Columbia University . Oral History Project

Letter from Columbia University Oral History Project to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Louis M. Starr, Director; acknowledging that he wishes to terminate the series of interviews arranged with Mr. Ingersoll and thanking him for his cooperation thus far.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1995 Dec. 18

Washington, Donald

Donald Washington: oral history with Peggy Schwartz Part 1

Amherst (Mass.) - Recollections of the life of Pearl Primus, her teaching, and her impact on American modern dance, ethnic dance, African dance, and the study and understanding of African culture; also Primus's demanding nature and attention to detail in African dance. Washington was a dance artist and instructor with a specialty in dance of West Africa.

Pearl Primus Collection

1995 Dec. 18

Washington, Donald

Donald Washington: oral history with Peggy Schwartz Part 2

Amherst (Mass.) - Recollections of the life of Pearl Primus, her teaching, and her impact on American modern dance, ethnic dance, African dance, and the study and understanding of African culture; also Primus's demanding nature and attention to detail in African dance. Washington was a dance artist and instructor with a specialty in dance of West Africa.

Pearl Primus Collection

1995 Dec. 18

Washington, Donald

Donald Washington: oral history with Peggy Schwartz Part 4

Amherst (Mass.) - Recollections of the life of Pearl Primus, her teaching, and her impact on American modern dance, ethnic dance, African dance, and the study and understanding of African culture; also Primus's demanding nature and attention to detail in African dance. Washington was a dance artist and instructor with a specialty in dance of West Africa.

Pearl Primus Collection

1995 Dec. 18

Washington, Donald

Donald Washington: oral history with Peggy Schwartz Part 3

Amherst (Mass.) - Recollections of the life of Pearl Primus, her teaching, and her impact on American modern dance, ethnic dance, African dance, and the study and understanding of African culture; also Primus's demanding nature and attention to detail in African dance. Washington was a dance artist and instructor with a specialty in dance of West Africa.

Pearl Primus Collection