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Collection Details


Collection Name: Oral History of Mid-20th Century Philadelphia City Government: the Walter Phillips Oral History Project
Repository Name: Temple University. Paley Library. Urban Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Description: Interviews are the result of a personal project undertaken by Walter M. Phillips, Sr. The collection covers Philadelphia during the period 1930-1979 including politics, government, city planning, and urban development. The bulk of the material concerns the administrations of Mayors Clark and Dilworth (1952-1965).
Estimated Total of Interviews: 145
Broad Subjects: Geography; U.S. Politics; Politics
ASP Subjects: Cities and towns--Pennsylvania; Local government; Local history; Oral history; Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania--Politics and government; Philadelphia, PA; United States
Collection Code: OHC0001833