Franklin

Interview with Lydia Messmer: oral history.

Author/Creator:
Harkavy, Ira.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa.: University of Pennsylvania, c[1987].
Format/Description:
Archive
3 videotapes (2 U-matic tapes and 1 VHS): accompanying material in the manuscript section of the collection.
Contained In:
University of Pennsylvania. School of Arts and Sciences. Computing Facilities and Services. Multimedia Educational Technology Services. Records, 1969-1991
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Subjects:
University of Pennsylvania. School of Arts and Sciences.
University of Pennsylvania -- Administration.
Students -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Political activity.
Community development -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
West Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pa.).
University of Pennsylvania -- History -- 20th century.
Biography/History:
Ira Harkavy is Director of the Center for Community Partnerships and Director of the Penn Program for Public Service at the University of Pennsylvania. He also serves as assistant to the President of the University. He is a graduate from the University of Pennsylvania, receiving his B.A. in 1970, M.A. in 1973, and Ph.D. in 1979. He was appointed Vice Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in 1980.
Summary:
Ira Harkavy reviewed his experience as a student at the University of Pennsylvania in the sixties and his interest in the study and renovation of the community in West Philadelphia. He also discussed his notion of the role of universities in providing or improving leadership for municipal government.
Notes:
Produced by the Multimedia Educational Technology Services, University of Pennsylvania.