Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Harry L. Kingman: Citizenship in a Democracy

Interviewee(s):
Kingman, Harry L.
Interviewer(s):
Levenson, Rosemary
Title:
Harry L. Kingman: Citizenship in a Democracy
Abstract:
Chinese missionary background; education at Pomona College; pitcher for New York Yankees, 1914-16; freshman secretary, Stiles Hall YMCA, UC Berkeley; WWI service, and conversion to pacifism; in China with international YMCA, 1921-27: meetings with Feng Yu-hsiang, George Marshall; Kingman's China Newsletter; Stiles Hall, General Secretary, 1931-57; director, west coast office of the wartime Fair Employment Practices Commission; the McCarthy era; the Citizens' Lobby in Washington; John F. Kennedy's presidential campaign.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1971 1972
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11234309
Rights:
Kingman, Harry L. "Harry L. Kingman: Citizenship in a Democracy." Interview by Rosemary Levenson in 1971 and 1972. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1973.