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Reminiscences of Ellen Meyers : oral history, 2001-2003.

Creator: Meyers, Ellen
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 128 p. sound recordings: 4 sound discs (94, 108 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Senior Vice President, Teacher's Network.

Scope and Contents

Childhood: Long Island; education: University of Wisconsin, B.A.; career: museum work, non-profit, political campaigns, co-founder of Teachers Network Institute; 9/11: panic at subway stop, rescue of mother in Battery Park City, tower collapse, return home to Riverdale; post-9/11: importance of family, temporary housing, father's recollections of World War II, inspiration from Gandhi; African American and Jewish community relations, political reflections; Teachers Network Policy Institute activities.

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