Oral history interview with Lucius D. Clay, 1971
Army officer, government official, executive
Scope and Contents
Alexander Stephen Clay: political career, United States Senate, 1897- 1915; Europe, 1919; Marietta, Georgia politics, the Negro vote during early 1900s; West Point, 1914-21, 1924-28; military training, instructorship; beginning of Reserve Officers Training Corps; assignment to Panama, mapping the terrain; Rivers and Harbors Division; the Depression in Pittsburgh; effect of New Deal, Works Progress Administration policies on Rivers and Harbors; Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Hopkins; Los Angeles Flood Control project; Europe during early 1930s; Tennessee Valley Authority controversy; Harold Ickes; flood control bill in early 1930s; Douglas MacArthur; duty in the Philippines; building Denison Dam, Texas; Sam Rayburn.
Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1976