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Oral history interview with Frederick Charles McLaughlin, 1964

Creator: McLaughlin, Frederick, 1905-
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 531 pages Sound recording: 2 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Childhood and education in the Midwest; Teachers College; US Army Air Force; Superintendent of Schools, New York City, hiring problems; Queens College case; Junior Red Cross Director; student volunteer workers in city hospitals; head of Public Education Association: activities, relationship with Board of Education and other organizations, public events. Impressions of Mayors William O'Dwyer, Vincent Impellitteri, and Robert F. Wagner; and Superintendents William Jansen, John Theobald, and Calvin Gross; comments on desegregation, busing, community relations in school issues


Access Conditions

Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975

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