Topic: Peace & Conflict
The Rockefeller Foundation’s Rural Reconstruction Program in 1930s China
In the 1930s, an ambitious program to reshape China was cut short by war, but offered a model for community development.
Documenting Injustice: Recording the Histories of the Japanese American Incarceration
The origins and legacy of a research project conducted in the American concentration camps for Japanese Americans.
Rebuilding Asia and Europe: the Rockefeller Foundation’s Role in Post-World-War II Reconstruction
Foundation policy toward reconstruction was shaped by uncertainty over Europe’s — and in particular Germany’s — future
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.
The Rockefeller Foundation’s Refugee Scholar Program
Saving scholars threatened by Nazis was not easy, but choosing which ones to save was even more difficult.
World War II & the Rockefeller Foundation
Saving threatened scholars and confronting a dramatically changed world.
World War I & the Rockefeller Foundation
Global war drew a new philanthropy into relief work.