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Harmon Foundation



  • Usage: 1921


The Harmon Foundation is a charitable institution formed by William Elmer Harmon in 1922.

The Harmon Foundation was founded by William Elmer Harmon, a wealthy real estate tycoon. The foundation initially focused on building playgrounds and providing educational loans. In 1924, it also started the Religious Motion Picture Foundation to produce and distribute religious films. Today the foundation is perhaps best known for the William E. Harmon Foundation Award for Distinguished Achievement Among Negroes that awarded excellent artistic or other achievements by African Americans.

William E. Harmon Foundation. Wikipedia. Page accessed 17 April 2017. (Best known for African American achievement award.)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Harmon Foundation filmstrips of images from King of Kings

Identifier: MSS 9003
Scope and Contents

Two filmstrips in plastic containers, and two Millenniata DVD copies of the filmstrip slideshows. Slideshow originally created in 1947.

Dates: 1947