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Oral history interview with Charles Schottland, 1965

Creator: Schottland, Charles I.
Project: Social security project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 167 pages Sound recording: 3 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Government official; university president; interviewee b.1906.

Scope and Contents

Work with California State Relief Administration, Los Angeles Federation of Jewish Welfare Organizations, and United States Children's Bureau, 1933-41; General Dwight Eisenhower's staff, World War II; Director of Social Welfare, California, 1950; Commissioner of Social Security, 1952: relations with Children's Bureau, other agencies, executive and legislative branches; Medicare; "Thrift" speech, 1956; impressions of Katharine Lenroot, Martha Eliot, Oveta Culp Hobby, Marion Folsom, Loula Dunn, Nelson Rockefeller, Wilbur Cohen.

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

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