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The African-American Institute (AAI) plays a notable role in the fostering of educational ties between the United States and countries in Africa; the Institute is a major source of funding for African students wishing to study in the United States, and a voice for Africa in the United States. The African American Institute records document the Institute's work in international aid and education.
The papers of Ernest O. Melby consist of three boxes of correspondence and printed material primarily relating to his term as Dean of Northwestern University's School of Education between 1934 and 1941. It focuses on his professional activities as a leader in the Progressive Education Association and on the School of Education's relationship to the University's central administration as well as its experimental pedagogical programs.
Joe Park was a member of the faculty of Northwestern University (1944-1987) and served as Director of the Curriculum Laboratory. His papers span the years 1933 to 1978, and include biographical materials, general correspondence, course materials, articles and addresses, and notes on Park's history of the Northwestern University School of Education.