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Oral history interview with Barbara Jones, 1990.

Creator: Jones, Barbara
Project: Northside Center for Child Development project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 48 pages Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Secretary, fundraiser.

Scope and Contents

Childhood and early education, Pittsburgh; University of Pittsburgh; acquaintance with Kenneth and Mamie Clark through mutual friend; Secretary to Mamie Clark, 1948-1979, Northside Center for Child Development [Northside], continuation of duties following Mamie Clark's resignation, 1985; additional responsibilities in fundraising; variety, scope of fundraising arrangements; egalitarian work environment, fairness of sliding scale fees; board/ staff parties, sense of community; jump in staff size with move to Schomburg building; changes in policy with the arrival of Medicaid; weathering of financial crises; Northside's approach, reputation, influence in the field.


Access Conditions

Copyright by the Northside Center for Child Development, Inc., 1990.

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