Johnson, Dorothy A., video interview and transcript

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Johnson, Dorothy A., video interview and transcript

Description

Dorothy "Dottie"Johnson discusses her early life in Los Angeles and her education in public schools and at UC Berkeley and Harvard. She talks about working for J. Walter Thompson in New York and about moving to Grand Haven, Mich. where she began a family and a philanthropic career with extensive volunteer work. She describes how she became involved with the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation and other organizations and how she began her 25 year career with the Council of Michigan Foundations. The interview includes her thoughts on issues in philanthropy today and advice for young people starting their careers.

Coverage

5/5/2011

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Contributor

Smither, James
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, Michigan Philanthropy Oral History Project

Relation

Johnson Center for Philanthropy Archives

Identifier

JCPA-08_JohnsonD

Format

video/mp4
application/pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Date

8/30/2017

Citation

Johnson, Dorothy A., “Johnson, Dorothy A., video interview and transcript,” Digital Collections, accessed January 16, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/26229.
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