Director of Research & Education, Rockefeller Archive Center
In the 1930s, an ambitious program to reshape China was cut short by war, but offered a model for community development.
One philanthropy invested in scientists and pushed the atomic age forward.
One of the first large-scale philanthropic foundations in the United States was created out of industrial wealth and came to reach around the globe.
At midcentury, Rockefeller Foundation staffers hoped new technologies might find solutions to complex problems.
Rockefeller Foundation agriculture programs begun in Mexico achieved global reach through four major research institutes. Building them was the result of partnership.