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Reminiscences of Henry L. McCarthy : oral history, 1977.

Creator: McCarthy, Henry L., 1902-1979.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 475 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Public administrator.

Scope and Contents

Early childhood in Catholic neighborhood near Boston; education; Redemptorist Novitiate, Lewis Institution, University of Chicago, c.1930; Professor of mathematics, Lewis Institute, 1931-1934; Midwest Regional Social Security Administrator, 1936-46; New Deal experiences; Director, Business Division, American Jewish Committee, 1947-48; experiences with New York Jewish and business leaders; Commissioner of Welfare, 1951-1959; Assistant Director, Public Aid Committee, Cook County, IL, 1962-73.


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Copyright by Sangamon State University, 1981. Permission required to cite, quote, or reproduce. Contact Sangamon State University for information.

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