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Reminiscences of Henry L. McCarthy : oral history, 1977.

Creator: McCarthy, Henry L., 1902-1979.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 475 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Public administrator.

Scope and Contents

Childhood and education: Redemptorist novitiate, Lewis Institution, University of Chicago; Depression; Chicago gangsters, 1930s; Professor of Mathematics, Lewis Institution, 1931-34; Midwest Regional Social Security Administrator, 1936-46; New Deal; American Jewish Committee, 1947-8; Commissioner of Welfare, New York, N.Y.,1951-59; Assistant Director, Public Aid Committee, Cook County, Illinois, 1962-73.


Access Conditions

Copyright by the Sangamon State University Springfield, Illinois, 1981. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Sangamon State University for information.

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