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Collection Details


Collection Name: Social Security Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/socsec.html
Dates Spanned: 1965-1968
Description: Pioneers in the social insurance movement tell about many who were prominent in its early years, including John B. Andrews, John R. Commons, and Frances Perkins. There are descriptions of the activities and personnel of the American Association for Labor Legislation and the American Association for Social Security. Special emphasis is given to experiences with the Committee on Economic Security and the growth and organization of the Social Security Board.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 105
Interviews: [108 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: U.S. Politics; Economics; Politics
ASP Subjects: Administrative agencies; History; Insurance; Legislation; Medicaid; Medicare; Oral history; Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965; Frances Perkins; Social security; U.S. Congress. Senate; U.S. Social Security Administration; United States; United States. Congress--Committees
Other Subjects: Committee on Costs of Medical Care; Forand Bill, 1939; National Council of Senior Citizens; National Health Conference of 1938; Wagner Bill, 1939; Wagner-Murray-Dingell Bill
Collection Code: OHC0000909