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Reminiscences of Lawrence Veiller, 1949

Creator: Veiller, Lawrence, 1872-1959
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :transcript 299 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Social worker

Scope and Contents

Tenement house reform, New York, N.Y., 1892-1902; City Club and municipal reform, 1903-1906; national movement for housing reform; Hoover Housing Conference, 1931-1932; zoning and city planning; initiation of permanent population data in sample New York, N.Y. blocks; traffic control and rapid transit problems; reforms in New York, N.Y. courts: Magistrate's, Children's and Domestic Relations; records systems. Relations with Mayors George McClellan, William Gaynor, and John Hylan, and others


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980

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