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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of George William Alger
RLIN number: NXCP86-A4
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Vermont boyhood; Law practice in New York City at the turn of the century; Moreland Commission; New York prisons; Moreland commissioner to investigate New York State Superintendent of Insurance in the guaranteed mortgage companies debacle on nearly two billion issues of bonds, 1933; New York City garment industry. Observations on social reformers, including Lillian Wald and Florence Kelley; Theodore Roosevelt.
Extent: Transcript: 538 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1952 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Alger, George William, 1872-1967
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1872
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Age at speaking: 80
Document date: 1952
Interviewer: Phillips, Harlan B.
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Insurance; Law; Lawyers; New York; New York, NY; North America; Social problems--United States; United States; United States--Social conditions
Topics discussed - Other terms: Alger, George William, 1872-1967; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1865-1950; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1898-1951
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016724-12167