Reminiscences of Herbert Henry Lehman : oral history, 1961.
Scope and Contents
Family background, boyhood in New York, N.Y.; Williams College; Lehman Brothers; textile business; World War I, Army and Navy Quartermaster Corps; Lillian Wald, United Jewish Appeal; Alfred E. Smith; election in 1928 as Lieutenant Governor under Franklin D. Roosevelt; Governorship of New York, 1932-42; Prohibition and Repeal, crime investigation, public housing, labor and social welfare, relations with Tammany Hall, significant legislation, gubernatorial campaigns, Geoghan trial, Druckman case. Director General, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration and post World War II problems. New York Reform movement; election to United States Senate, 1949, and fight against McCarthyism; impressions of many public figures.
- Albertson, Dean, 1920-1989, interviewer.
- Democratic Party (U.S.)
- Governors--New York (State)--Interviews.
- Internal security--United States.
- International relief.
- Legislators--United States--Interviews.
- Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963.
- Leuchtenburg, William E. (William Edward), 1922- interviewer.
- Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971, interviewer.
- New Deal, 1933-1939.
- New York (State)--Politics and government--1865-1950.
- Oral histories.
- Shaughnessy, Donald F., 1941- interviewer.
- United Nations.
- United States--Politics and government--1933-1945.
- United States--Politics and government--1945-1989.
- United States. Congress. Senate.
- Wall, Joseph Frazier, interviewer.
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