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Reminiscences of Caroline F. Ware : oral history, 1982.

Creator: Ware, Caroline F. 1899-1990.
Project: Women in the federal government project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 160 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Social historian, consumer lobbyist; interviewee married Gardiner C. Means.

Scope and Contents

Family background; Vassar College, B.A., 1920, Radcliffe, Ph.D. in social history, 1925; associate professor Vassar, 1925-1934; special assistant Consumer Advisory Board, 1934-1935; professor Sarah Lawrence and American University, 1935-1940: lobbying Congress for amendments to Food and Drug Act, resale price maintenance, health insurance; deputy consumer commissioner, National Defense Advisory Commission, 1940-1942; Council of Economic Advisors, 1947-1952; professor Howard University, 1942-1961; member Consumer Advisory Council, 1962-1964; various publications.


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