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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Martha May Eliot
RLIN number: NXCP88-A121
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Social Security Project
Description: Origins of Public Health Service, Children's Bureau, and Social Security Administration; American Medical Association's role in medical care and insurance programs; public health legislation; Committee on Costs of Medical Care, 1920s; Committee on Economic Security, 1930s; Social Security Act; Wagner-Murray-Dingell health insurance bills; Hill-Burton Bill; first National Health Conference, 1938.
Extent: Transcript: 115 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
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 repository 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 1966 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Eliot, Martha May, 1891-1978
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1891
Speaker occupation: Physician
Age at speaking: 75
Document date: 1966
Interviewer: Corning, Peter A., 1935-
Organizations discussed: American Medical Association, Chicago, IL; U.S. Social Security Administration
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Medical Association, Chicago, IL; Child health services; Insurance, Health; North America; Physicians; Public health--United States; Social security--United States; U.S. Social Security Administration; United States; United States--Politics and government--20th century; Women physicians
Topics discussed - Other terms: Eliot, Martha May, 1891-1978; Social security--Law and legislation; United States--Children's Bureau; United States--Public Health Service
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019032-14475