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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Henriette Castex Epstein
RLIN number: NXCP88-A122
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Husband Abraham Epstein's activities: emigration from Russia to United States; involvement with the workers' education movement, 1920; impressions of Russia, 1921; research director for Pennsylvania Old Age Commission, 1920-27; founding of American Association for Old Age Security, 1927; fight for old age pension laws in various states; Social Security Act of 1935.
Extent: Transcript: 120 leaves, Tape: 2 cassettes, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from interviewee. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Epstein, Henriette Castex
Speaker gender: Female
Document date: 1976
Interviewer: Sobey, Esta Drucker
Locations discussed: Asia; North America; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; Oral history; Social security--United States; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; United States; United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Epstein, Abraham, 1892-1942; Epstein, Henriette Castex; Old age pensions; Soviet Union--Social life and customs
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019040-14483