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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Nathan Straus
RLIN number: NXCP88-A126
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood; early newspaper work on PUCK and LITERARY DIGEST; New York, N.Y. housing (Hillside Homes); New York, N.Y. and State politics, 1920-33; national politics, 1932-44; United States Housing Authority.
Extent: Transcript: 139 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
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 1950 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Straus, Nathan, 1889-1961
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1889
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Publisher
Age at speaking: 61
Document date: 1950
Interviewer: Bombard, Owen
Organizations discussed: Federal Housing Authority, Washington, DC
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Federal Housing Authority, Washington, DC; Housing; Journalism; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Publishers and publishing; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: New York(NY)--Politics and government--1898-1951; New York(State)--Politics and government--1865-1950; Straus, Nathan, 1889-1961
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019086-14529