Ford Fund donates $1.5 mil. to Tuskegee University for computer center

December 1997
Jet;12/22/97, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p20
Reports that the Ford Motor Company's Ford Fund donated $1.5 million to Tuskegee University for the purpose of building an enhanced computer learning resource center. The intended features and capabilities of the center; Comments from Edsel Ford II.


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