Oral history interview with James Colston, 1981
|Creator: ||Colston, James A., 1910-1982||Project: ||United Negro College Fund project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||Transcript: 85 pages. Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes.|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Childhood in Florida; education: BA from Morehouse College, MA from Atlanta University; junior high school principal; president Bethune-Cookman College, 1941-1945; recollections of Mary Bethune; fund raising for United Negro College Fund; PhD in education from New York University; president of Georgia State College, Knoxville College, 1952-1966, Bronx Community College, 1966-1976; influence of United Negro College Fund on fund raising and higher education of blacks; retirement.