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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of John Roy Steelman
RLIN number: NXCP88-A125
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Boyhood and education; work as federal conciliator with emphasis on years as Director of United States Conciliation Service; relationship of Conciliation Service to the Department of Labor; impressions of Frances Perkins, Isador Lubin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Thomas G. Corcoran, and others; labor adviser and special assistant to President Truman; Cabinet and White House staff meetings; relations with leading members of both Houses of Congress; personalities and influences which helped to shape the major decisions of the Truman administration.
Extent: Transcript: 378 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1957 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Steelman, John Roy, 1900-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1900
Speaker occupation: Labor administrator
Age at speaking: 57
Document date: 1957
Interviewer: Shaughnessy, Donald F.
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of Labor
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Government executives--United States; Labor unions--United States; North America; U.S. Department of Labor; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: New Deal, 1933-1939; Steelman, John Roy, 1900-; United States--Conciliation Service; United States--Politics and government--1945-1953; United States--President(1945-1953 : Truman)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019078-14521