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Oral history interview with Vernon E. Jordan [electronic resource], 1981

Creator: Jordan, Vernon E. 1935-
Project: United Negro College Fund project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Sound file: digital preservation master, WAV files (96kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Lawyer, civil rights activist.

Scope and Contents

Early life and career; United Negro College Fund executive director, 1970-71: foundation and corporate fund raising, member institutions, reorganization and recruitment, publicity campaigns, private contributions, rap sessions, creation of Communications, Women's and Institutional Service Divisions; impressions of Frederick Patterson, John D. Rockefeller 3rd, Cyrus Vance, Edna Jones, William Trent.


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