Topic: Global Engagement
In the aftermath, Foundation staff struggled to rectify their organization’s involvement with this weapon of mass destruction.
Saving scholars threatened by Nazis was not easy, but choosing which ones to save was even more difficult.
Saving threatened scholars and confronting a dramatically changed world.
Global war drew a new philanthropy into relief work.
Preserving Scholarship During World War II: the Rockefeller Foundation, Libraries, and Microphotography
Using new technology to save threatened world resources and keep free inquiry alive under threat of fascist destruction.
When the restrictive military regime that had taken power in Brazil in 1964 became even more repressive by 1969, staffers at the Ford Foundation found themselves facing a conundrum.
What might appear to be a simple publication project came to fruition only after a decade of political upheaval, cultural repression, war, and Rockefeller Foundation support.
Stepping in to save French monuments without stepping on French pride.
Century-old tips to prevent infection still make sense today.
How did a US foundation manage to work under apartheid?