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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William Hammatt Davis
RLIN number: NXCP87-A77
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Work as Deputy Administrator and Compliance Director of National Recovery Administration; New York State Mediation Board; work as Chairman of National Defense Mediation Board and War Labor Board; impressions of James Byrnes, John L. Lewis, Herbert Lehman, George Meany, Robert Wagner and Robert Taft.
Extent: Transcript: 205 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
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 1958 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Davis, William Hammatt, 1879-1964
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1879
Speaker occupation: Labor mediator
Age at speaking: 79
Document date: 1958
Interviewer: Shaughnessy, Donald F.
Organizations discussed: U.S. National Recovery Administration
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Labor unions; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; Oral history; U.S. National Recovery Administration; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Davis, William Hammatt, 1879-1964; New York (State)--Mediation Board; United States--Economic policy--1933-1945; United States--National War Labor Board (1942-1945); World War, 1939-1945--Manpower
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018558-14001