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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Robert Hazen Shields
RLIN number: NXCP87-A141
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life; University of Nebraska; Harvard Law School; Agricultural Adjustment Administration; peanut program, 1935 "purge," sugar program, 1938 Agricultural Adjustment Act; Office of Solicitor, Department of Agriculture: Agricultural Adjustment Administration and conservation, crop insurance, regional problems, Commodity Credit Corporation; Office of the Secretary of Agriculture: prices, ceilings, and production in wartime, Office of Price Administration, Farm Security Administration, private farm organizations, Steagall amendment to 1938 Agricultural Adjustment Act, 1941 "Omnibus Bill," relations with wartime agencies; personalities in the Agriculture Department during the New Deal and early war years.
Extent: Transcript: 572 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1954 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Shields, Robert Hazen, 1905-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1905
Speaker occupation: Agriculturist
Age at speaking: 49
Document date: 1954
Interviewer: Albertson, Dean, 1920-
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of Agriculture; U.S. Farm Security Administration, Washington, DC; U.S. Office of Price Administration
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture--United States; Agriculturists; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; U.S. Department of Agriculture; U.S. Farm Security Administration, Washington, DC; U.S. Office of Price Administration; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Shields, Robert Hazen, 1905-; United States--Agricultural Adjustment Administration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017286-12729