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Reminiscences of Henry Agard Wallace : oral history, 1951.

Creator: Wallace, Henry A. 1888-1965.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 5197 leaves. Tape 3 reels. Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Government executive, cabinet member.

Scope and Contents

A memoir abundantly supported by diaries and correspondence. Childhood; WALLACE'S FARMER; impressions of Henry Cantwell Wallace; the McNary-Haugen fight; election of 1932; organizing the Department of Agriculture and Agricultural Adjustment Administration; Hugh Johnson; National Recovery Administration and early New Deal personalities; Resettlement Administration; election of 1936; Supreme Court fight; New Deal and farm problems, 1937; Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938; "Ever-Normal Granary"; recession, 1937-39; the "purge"; politics and the third term issue; Food Stamp plan; food administration; Forest Service controversy; election of 1940; Mexican trip; World War II; stockpiling; Supply Priorities and Allocations Board; Board of Economic Warfare; Vice-Presidency; "The Century of the Common Man" speech; United States-British relations; invasion of North Africa; Latin American trip, 1943; Britain and Russia in wartime; Democratic Party politics, 1943; trip to Soviet Asia; election of 1944; Department of Commerce; United Nations; Export-Import Bank; Russia after the war; Palestine; resignation; Bernard Baruch atomic entergy plan; NEW REPUBLIC; trips abroad; Progressive Party and the election of 1948; policies.


Access Conditions

Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1976. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.

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