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Oral history interview with Arthur J. Altmeyer, 1967

Creator: Altmeyer, Arthur J. 1891-1972
Project: Social security project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 231 pages Sound recording: 4 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Education, background in health insurance movement, John R. Commons; Committee on Economic Security, 1934-1935; Assistant Secretary of Labor, 1934; Advisory Council, National Conference on Health, 1938; administrative problems and policies in Social Security; training, relations with Congress, Treasury Dept., Internal Revenue Service; influence of organized labor and professional associations. Impressions of Frances Perkins, Edwin Witte, Wilbur Cohen, Isidore Falk, and others.


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1979.

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