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Reminiscences of Ruth Cheney Streeter : oral history, 1979.

Creator: Streeter, Ruth, 1895-1990.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 366 leaves. Tape 5 reels. Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Interviewee married Thomas W. Streeter.

Scope and Contents

Family background, schooling, debut, 1913; Bryn Mawr, 1914-1917; World War I, marriage; life in Morristown, N.J. from 1922: community undertakings, State Relief Council, County Welfare Board; husband's career as historian and book collector; children, travel; learning to fly, 1940-1941; Director, Marine Corps Women's Reserve, 1943-1945: recruiting, discipline, administration, morale, training, other women's services; New Jersey Veterans Council 1946-1953; bonus issue; delegate to New Jersey Constitutional Convention 1947; Electoral College, 1948.

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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.

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