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The Path to Peace

Michael Rosenthal

in Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174213
eISBN:
9780231539524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174213.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Nicholas Murray Butler's commitment to peace as president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. In 1925, Butler succeeded Elihu Root as president of the ... More


American Foundation Leaders

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces the American foundations, which are blocs of private and state elites cohered by a long-term globalist project, while working under the guise of four core democratic ... More


An Old Shoe

Michael Rosenthal

in Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174213
eISBN:
9780231539524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174213.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Nicholas Murray Butler's friendship with steel magnate Andrew Carnegie during his tenure as president of Columbia University and the latter's role in extending Butler's ... More


Ford, Rockefeller, and Carnegie in Nigeria and the African Studies Network

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the philanthropic interventions of the Carnegie Corporation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Ford Foundation in Nigeria. These American foundations in the 1950s had thought ... More


Eighteen. Striking Out

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Schuman had contemplated writing an opera early in his career as a composer. This chapter explores some of the projects Schuman considered, especially a partnership in 1942 with poet Christopher ... More


Promoting Americanism, Combating Anti-Americanism, and Developing a Cold War American Studies Network

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the proliferation of studies programs that promote Americanism among European elites. At the turn of the Cold War period, the Carnegie Corporation, which was particularly ... More


Waste of a White Skin

Tiffany Willoughby-Herard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520280861
eISBN:
9780520959972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280861.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This is an intellectual, political, and institutional history of scientific racist thought focused on the Carnegie Corporation’s antipoverty philanthropy with “poor whites” in South Africa ... More


The World Transformed: A Golden Age for American Universities, 1945-1970

Richard M. Freeland

in Academia's Golden Age: Universities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195054644
eISBN:
9780197560082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195054644.003.0008
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In the years following World War II, academic leaders in Massachusetts participated in a national debate about the social role of higher education in the era that lay ahead. They also experienced ... More


The Significance of Foundations in U.S. Foreign Policy

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents an overview of the analysis on the impact of American foundations—particularly the Ford Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Carnegie Corporation—on U.S. foreign ... More


Why The Children’s Aid Society Is Involved in This Work

Philip Coltoff

in Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169591
eISBN:
9780197562178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169591.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

The Children’s Aid Society (CAS), founded in 1853, is one of the largest and oldest child and family social-welfare agencies in the country. It serves ... More


The Harm and Benefit Thesis

David J. Armor

in Forced Justice: School Desegregation and the Law

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090123
eISBN:
9780197560624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090123.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

Of all the social science theories that have been applied to school desegregation policy, none has a longer or more important history than the harm and benefit thesis. ... More


Adjustment: 1920–1954

Patricia Albjerg Graham

in Schooling America: How the Public Schools Meet the Nation's Changing Needs

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195172225
eISBN:
9780197562482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195172225.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

World War I, according to President Woodrow Wilson and other sloganeers, made “the world safe for democracy.” Americans were largely spared the cataclysmic effects of ... More


Access: 1954–1983

Patricia Albjerg Graham

in Schooling America: How the Public Schools Meet the Nation's Changing Needs

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195172225
eISBN:
9780197562482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195172225.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

“I’ll Never go to School with a Nigger!” Dickie, an eighth grader in my social studies class, shouted vehemently as we began to discuss the Brown v. Board of Education ... More


Achievement: 1983–Present

Patricia Albjerg Graham

in Schooling America: How the Public Schools Meet the Nation's Changing Needs

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195172225
eISBN:
9780197562482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195172225.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

Milton Goldberg Worried. As he entered the White House State Dining Room with the members of the commission that he had staffed for the previous two years, the teacher ... More


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