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Oral history interview with Emory S. Land, 1963

Creator: Land, Emory Scott, 1879-1971
Project: Naval history project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 227 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Naval officer.

Scope and Contents

Naval Academy, athletics; early cruises; naval architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Bureau of Ships, Bureau of Aeronautics; Harry Guggenheim and air research; Charles A. Lingbergh; Fleet Naval Construction, 1930-32; Chief, Bureau of Ships, 1933-37; Maritime Commission, 1937; Joseph Kennedy; Merchant Marine Academy; shipbuilding for National Defense Agency; William Knudsen; Liberty Ships; War Shipping Administration; Air Transport Association, 1946-53. Impressions of Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Hopkins, Bernard Baruch, Jesse Jones.

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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1971.

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