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Reminiscences of Stanley M. Isaacs, 1950

Creator: Isaacs, Stanley M. 1882-1962
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :transcript 260 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Lawyer, politician

Scope and Contents

Columbia University, New York Law School, 1905; settlement house work; Republican political activity, 1900-1912; fusion movement; Theodore Roosevelt and National Progressive Party, 1912, Convention, 1916; Draft Board, War Department under Secretary Newton D. Baker, 1917-1918; Republican platform, 1920; New York real estate, 1919-1937: mortgage participation, Lockwood Committee investigation, Tenement House Law, United Neighborhood Houses; campaign manager for Congresswoman Ruth Pratt, 1928, 1930; LaGuardia mayoralty campaigns, 1929, 1933; Samuel Seabury investigation; State Constitutional Convention, 1938; Manhattan Borough President, 1938-1941; East River Drive, acquisition of riparian rights; Robert Moses, Works Progress Administration; City Council from 1941; New York City mayoralty election, 1945; New York election, 1949. Recollections of Herbert Parsons, Ogden Mills, Kenneth Simpson, Irving Ives, Fiorello LaGuardia, Thomas Dewey, William O'Dwyer, Newbold Morris


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972

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