'Like It Is' was a program focused on issues concerning African Americans and people of the African diaspora, hosted by Gilbert Edward Noble from 1968 until his death in 2012. In this episode, Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson - former president of Tuskegee Institute and founder of the United Negro College Fund - was interviewed about black colleges, the role of the United Negro College Fund, competition in professional schools, admitting white students into black colleges, curriculum changes, liberal arts versus vocational education, and the Tuskegee Institute.
Television program. Sound only. Part of the Frederick Douglass Patterson collection. Dated Nov. 9.
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Refugee Scholars of the Thirties in Historically Black Colleges
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This accession consists of interviews with German refugees, including students and scholars, who taught at African-American colleges between 1933 and 1955. This project
was led by Gabrielle Simon Edgcomb of the German Historical Institute in association with the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies. Materials include audiotape interviews (eighteen
cassette tapes) with students and scholars, conducted between 1983 and circa 1988, who taught at black universities and colleges such as Howard University, the Hampton Institute,
Lincoln University, Talladega College, Tougaloo College, and North Central University.