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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of James Thomas Williams
RLIN number: NXCP87-A187
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Background; education; reporter in Washington for Columbia, South Carolina STATE, Associated Press, and Boston EVENING TRANSCRIPT, 1902-08; Theodore Roosevelt and his Cabinet; 1908 election; Arizona cure; Frank Blighton libel case; Arizona statehood; Republican conventions of 1912 and 1920; campaigns of 1912, 1916, 1920, 1936; Boyd-Adair; Leonard Wood; Boston police strike; Warren Harding; Calvin Coolidge; Philippines, Nicaragua; Mexico; Herbert Hoover and the Crash; William R. Hearst organization; Franklin D. Roosevelt; J. Reuben Clark; Josephus Daniels; World War II; George C. Marshall, Harry S. Truman; Sacco-Vanzetti Case.
Extent: Transcript: 966 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. 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 1953 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Williams, James Thomas, 1881-1969
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1881
Speaker occupation: Editor; Journalist
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 1953
Interviewer: Link, Wendell
People discussed: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Theodore Roosevelt
Organizations discussed: Republican Party, US
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Depressions--1929--United States; Editors; Great Depression, 1929-1941; Journalism; Journalists; North America; Oral history; Presidents--United States--Election; Republican Party, US; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Theodore Roosevelt; United States; United States--Politics and government--20th century
Topics discussed - Other terms: Williams, James Thomas, 1881-1969
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017790-13233