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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Claude Raymond Wickard
RLIN number: NXCP87-A190
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life in Indiana; education; farming; observation of the farm revolt and the McNary-Haugen movement in the 1920s; election to the Indiana Senate, 1932; Corn and Hogs Section of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration; Agricultural Conservation Program; the Depression and the Department of Agriculture; experience as Under Secretary, 1940, and Secretary, 1940-45, of Agriculture; World War II; Lend-Lease; inter-American conferences on agriculture; work with the Rural Electrification Administration.
Extent: Transcript: 3,992 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1953 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Wickard, Claude Raymond, 1893-1967
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1893
Speaker occupation: Agriculturist; Government executive
Age at speaking: 60
Document date: 1953
Interviewer: Albertson, Dean, 1920-
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture--United States; Great Depression, 1929-1941; North America; Oral history; U.S. Department of Agriculture; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agriculturists; Government executives--United States; Lend-Lease operations (1941-1945); New Deal, 1933-1939; United States--Agricultural Adjustment Administration; United States--Rural Electrification Administration; Wickard, Claude Raymond, 1893-1967
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017824-13267