Richard T. Greene papers, (bulk 1941-1995).

Title
Richard T. Greene papers, 1932-2006 (bulk 1941-1995).
Author
Greene, Richard T., 1913-2006.
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box 1Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 815 box 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
box 2Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 815 box 2Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
box 3Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 815 box 3Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Description
1.2 lin. ft. (3 boxes)
Genre/Form
Speeches.
Note
  • Photographs transferred to Photographs and Prints Division.
Source (note)
  • Cheryll Greene & Richard Greene, Jr.
Biography (note)
  • Richard T. Greene was born in Charleston, South Carolina on July 18, 1913. After graduating from Hampton Institute with a degree in business administration, Greene worked at Citizen's & Southern Bank and Trust Company in Philadelphia then served during World War II. Later, he worked as a national advertising representative and business manager with Associated Publishers, Inc. and Interstate United Newspapers, two New York City companies that managed advertising for black-owned newspapers nationwide.
  • In 1960, Joseph Davis, the founder and president of Carver Federal Savings Bank, hired Greene as his executive assistant. Greene rose quickly through the ranks; within eight years, he was the bank's president, chief executive officer, and director. As Carver's chief official, Greene concerned himself primarily with the economic and social development of the communities which the bank served.
Call Number
Sc MG 815
Author
Greene, Richard T., 1913-2006.
Title
Richard T. Greene papers, 1932-2006 (bulk 1941-1995).
Summary
The Richard T. Greene papers document Greene's career in advertising and banking. The papers are divided into Personal and Professional series. The personal papers contain biographical sketches, non-business themed speeches, correspondence, educational records and military files. The latter series covers Greene's tenure at Associated Publishers, Inc., Interstate United Newspapers and Carver Federal Savings Bank and consists of general correspondence and administrative files, press releases and speeches.
Biography
Richard T. Greene was born in Charleston, South Carolina on July 18, 1913. After graduating from Hampton Institute with a degree in business administration, Greene worked at Citizen's & Southern Bank and Trust Company in Philadelphia then served during World War II. Later, he worked as a national advertising representative and business manager with Associated Publishers, Inc. and Interstate United Newspapers, two New York City companies that managed advertising for black-owned newspapers nationwide.
In 1960, Joseph Davis, the founder and president of Carver Federal Savings Bank, hired Greene as his executive assistant. Greene rose quickly through the ranks; within eight years, he was the bank's president, chief executive officer, and director. As Carver's chief official, Greene concerned himself primarily with the economic and social development of the communities which the bank served.
Source
Cheryll Greene & Richard Greene, Jr. Gift September 2009 SCM 09-9
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Local Subject
Black author.
Research Call Number
Sc MG 815
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