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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Heber Blankenhorn
RLIN number: NXCP87-A20
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Ohio childhood; Worcester College, Columbia University; New York SUN, early labor reporting; war research, leaflet warfare, World War I, Commission to Negotiate Peace, 1918; Bureau of Industrial Research, 1919-21; Steel Strike Report; Cabot Fund report; coal strike, 1922; Sidney Hillman, Amalgamated Clothing Workers, 1920; New York CALL LEADER; London correspondent, LABOR, 1926-31; Italian anti-fascism; Dillon Reed Corporation analyst; Spanish Civil War, 1931-33; National Industrial Recovery Act; National Labor Board, assistant to Senator Robert Wagner; passage of Wagner Act; investigation of industrial espionage; La Follette Committee.
Extent: Transcript: 564 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact brepository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1955 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Blankenhorn, Heber, 1884-1956
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1884
Speaker occupation: Labor researcher
Age at speaking: 71
Document date: 1955
Interviewer: Phillips, Harlan B.
Historical events discussed: Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939; World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: Europe; North America; Spain; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Europe; Journalism; Journalists; Labor unions--Officials and employees; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; Oral history; Spain; Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945; World War I, 1914-1918; World War, 1914-1918--Propaganda
Topics discussed - Other terms: Blankenhorn, Heber, 1884-1956; United States--National Labor Board
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017943-13386