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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Nathan Witt
RLIN number: NXCP87-A183
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and education, Harvard Law School; New York, N.Y. legal experience, 1932; New Deal Washington, Agricultural Adjustment Administration, 1933-34; National Labor Relations Board, 1934-40: Assistant General Counsel in charge of Review Division to 1937, later Secretary; formation of National Labor Relations Board, political climate, problems of social legislation, analysis of Wagner and Landrum-Griffin Acts; Smith Committee investigation; impressions of board members, other New Deal figures.
Extent: JTranscript: 200 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Cornell University for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1969 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Witt, Nathan, 1903-1982
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1903
Speaker occupation: Government official; Labor lawyer
Age at speaking: 66
Document date: 1969
Interviewer: Byne, Judith H.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Government executives--United States; Labor laws and legislation; Labor unions and communism; Lawyers; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: United States--Agricultural Adjustment Administration; United States--National Labor Relations Board; Witt, Nathan, 1903-1982
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017742-13185