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Author Patterson, Frederick D
Title Chronicles of Faith : The Autobiography of Frederick D. Patterson
Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 1991
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (238 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Early Years -- 2. Tuskegee Years, I -- 3. Tuskegee Years, II -- 4. Tuskegee Years, III -- 5. The United Negro College Fund -- 6. The Phelps Stokes Fund -- 7. The Moton Institute -- Epilogue -- Appendix -- Print and Oral Historical Sources -- Index
Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEMicrosoftInternetExplorer4Chronicles of Faith records the life of a man who influenced the course of higher education for African Americans and Africans throughout the twentieth century. Patterson, orphaned soon after birth in 1901, became a veterinary scientist at Tuskegee Institute and soon thereafter--at the depths of the Depression--was selected as president of that most important institution. It was at Tuskegee that Patterson formulated the idea and the organization--the United Negro College Fund. In doing so he made a place for himself in U.S. and world history by providing the model of cooperative fund raising that enabled financially starved private black colleges to survive and serve the youth of the segregated North and South
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Patterson, Frederick D. Chronicles of Faith : The Autobiography of Frederick D. Patterson Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press,c1991 9780817304591
Subject Patterson, Frederick D. -- (Frederick Douglass), -- 1901-1988.;Tuskegee Institute -- Presidents -- Biography.;Tuskegee Institute -- History.;United Negro College Fund -- History.;College presidents -- Biography
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Alt Author Goodson, Martia Graham
Patterson, Frederick
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