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Oral history interview with Lucius D. Clay, 1971

Creator: Clay, Lucius D. 1897-1978
Project: Eisenhower administration project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :transcript: 1,101 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Army officer, government official, executive

Scope and Contents

Alexander Stephen Clay: political career, United States Senate, 1897- 1915; Europe, 1919; Marietta, Georgia politics, the Negro vote during early 1900s; West Point, 1914-21, 1924-28; military training, instructorship; beginning of Reserve Officers Training Corps; assignment to Panama, mapping the terrain; Rivers and Harbors Division; the Depression in Pittsburgh; effect of New Deal, Works Progress Administration policies on Rivers and Harbors; Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Hopkins; Los Angeles Flood Control project; Europe during early 1930s; Tennessee Valley Authority controversy; Harold Ickes; flood control bill in early 1930s; Douglas MacArthur; duty in the Philippines; building Denison Dam, Texas; Sam Rayburn


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1976

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