Person: Raymond Fosdick
Legitimizing the Social Sciences: The Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial in the 1920s
What began as a philanthropic fund to honor its namesake became an early force in the social sciences.
1920s 1930s 1940s
The Rockefeller Foundation’s Role in Creating the Atomic Bomb
In the aftermath, Foundation staff struggled to rectify their organization’s involvement with this weapon of mass destruction.
World War II & the Rockefeller Foundation
Saving threatened scholars and confronting a dramatically changed world.