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Reminiscences of Stanley M. Isaacs : oral history, 1950.

Creator: Isaacs, Stanley M. 1882-1962.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 260 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Lawyer, politician.

Scope and Contents

Columbia University, New York Law School, 1905; settlement house work; Republican political activity, 1900-12; fusion movement; Theodore Roosevelt and National Progressive Party, 1912, Convention, 1916; Draft Board, War Department under Secretary Newton D. Baker, 1917-18; Republican platform, 1920; New York real estate, 1919-37: mortgage participation, Lockwood Committee investigation, Tenement House Law, United Neighborhood Houses; campaign manager for Congresswoman Ruth Pratt, 1928, 1930; LaGuardia mayoralty campaigns, 1929, 1933; Samuel Seabury investigation; State Constitutional Convention, 1938; Manhattan Borough President, 1938-41; East River Drive, acquisition of riparian rights; Robert Moses, Works Progress Administration; City Council from 1941; New York City mayoralty election, 1945; New York election, 1949. Recollections of Herbert Parsons, Ogden Mills, Kenneth Simpson, Irving Ives, Fiorello LaGuardia, Thomas Dewey, William O'Dwyer, Newbold Morris.


Access Conditions

Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.

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