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African American students

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Arnold Lerner papers

Call Number: MS 1679
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, memoranda, and printed material relating to the Ulysses S. Grant Scholarship Foundation. The foundation, a privately run, non-profit organization, was founded in the early 1950s by Eugene Van Voorhis, a Yale freshman. Its goal was to provide tutoring by Yale student volunteers to African-American males in New Haven public schools in preparation for admission to private schools. These papers were compiled by Lerner during his tenure as a guidance counselor...
Dates: 1960-1968