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Reminiscences of Bruce and Beatrice Gould, 1976

Creator: Gould, Bruce
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 726 pages Sound recording: 8 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Editors; interviewees are married

Scope and Contents

Both describe family backgrounds, childhoods and meeting at State University of Iowa in 1920s; she discusses teaching, newspaper work, short story writing; he discusses General Film Co., college humor magazine, newspaper reporting, Army Air Service 1918-19, playwriting and reviewing, associate editorship of SATURDAY EVENING POST; marriage, 1923; New York scene in 1920s; Prohibition; joint editors of LADIES HOME JOURNAL, 1935-1962; staff and format, health campaigns, reader polls, important articles, series, literary pieces; difficulties and decline of Curtis Publishing Company; impressions of George Horace Lorimer, Eleanor Roosevelt, others


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980

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