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Reminiscences of William Harvey Allen, 1950

Creator: Allen, William H. 1874-1963
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 532 pages Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Civic worker

Scope and Contents

Youth and education; Universities of Chicago and Pennsylvania; Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor, 1903-07; Bureau of Municipal Research, 1907-14; Rockefeller Foundation and Carnegie Foundation; Training School for Public Service, 1911-14; University of Wisconsin Survey; Dr. Charles Van Hise; Institute for Public Service; New York City Municipal Civil Service Commission, 1934-37; New York state and city politics; impressions of Fiorello La Guardia, James Walker, and Thomas E. Dewey


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

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