Stories from the History of Philanthropy
RE:source is a publication of the Rockefeller Archive Center (RAC), where a team of archivists, educators, and historians share stories, photo essays, timelines, educational resources, and updates on new research in RAC collections.
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New Research: Eurasian Institute, Disney Film on Family Planning, Social Psychology, and Sardinian Development
Our New Research series on RE:source offers readers a venue to take a peek at recent archival research at the Rockefeller Archive Center. It presents newly published reports submitted by RAC travel stipends recipients who have pursued their studies using our collections. In this edition, the researchers’ reports showcase a wide range of collections that…
Explore Stories Related to Peace and Conflict
The origins and legacy of a research project conducted in the American concentration camps for Japanese Americans.
In the aftermath, Foundation staff struggled to rectify their organization’s involvement with this weapon of mass destruction.
When a friendly interaction unexpectedly emerged between American and Chinese table tennis players, one nonprofit seized the opportunity to support broader cultural diplomacy.
What does it take to control the outbreak of a deadly disease?
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Ireland’s independence revived the nationalist campaign for mandatory Irish language. The debate discouraged Rockefeller Foundation funders.