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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Bernard Louis Gladieux
RLIN number: NXCP88-A123
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life and education, Oberlin College and Maxwell School, Syracuse University; administrative consultant in federal government, 1936-40; Chief, special staff on war organization, Bureau of the Budget, 1939-42; administration and budgetary management of the executive branch in wartime; preparation of executive orders for president; formation, operation, and budgets of Office of Production Management, Board of Economic Welfare, Supply Priorities and Allocation Board, War Production Board, Co-ordinator of Inter-American Affairs, Office of Defense Transportation, Office of Strategic Services, Office of Civilian Defense, Office of War Information, Office of Economic Stabilization; wartime production and manpower problems; leadership and operational evaluations; later work in War Production Board, 1943-44; United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, 1944; Department of Commerce, 1945-50; Ford Foundation, 1950-51.
Extent: Transcript: 744 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1951 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Gladieux, Bernard Louis, 1907-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1907
Speaker occupation: Government official; Management consultant
Age at speaking: 44
Document date: 1951
Interviewer: Albertson, Dean, 1920-
Organizations discussed: Ford Foundation, New York, NY; U.S. Department of Commerce; U.S. Department of Defense; U.S. Office of Civilian Defense; U.S. Office of Management and Budget; U.S. Office of Strategic Services, 1942-1945; United Nations
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ford Foundation, New York, NY; Government executives--United States; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; U.S. Department of Commerce; U.S. Department of Defense; U.S. Office of Civilian Defense; U.S. Office of Management and Budget; U.S. Office of Strategic Services, 1942-1945; United Nations; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Gladieux, Bernard Louis, 1907-; United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration; United States--Office of Economic Stabilization; United States--Office of Production Management; United States--War Production Board
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019056-14499