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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Anna Lord Strauss
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: Girlhood, New York, N.Y.; CENTURY MAGAZINE; Lucretia Mott and women's suffrage; New York, N.Y. and State League of Women Voters, 1934-43; New York, N.Y. politics; United Aircraft, 1943-44; league positions on Equal Rights Amendment, Tennessee Valley Authority, Civil Service reform, civil rights; Food and Agriculture Organization conference, 1945; National League President, 1944-50; foreign affairs programs; Town Meeting of the Air tour, 1949; atomic energy control; International Alliance of Women; Overseas Education Fund; Freedom Agenda; postwar anti-Communist agitation; President Harry Truman's Commission on Internal Security; United Nations Association; United Nations delegate, 1951-52; Committee for Economic Development; United States Information Agency mission, Africa and Asia; women's position, United States and abroad; impressions of colleagues in government and League.
Extent: Transcript: 571 leaves, Tape: 18 cassettes
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 1972 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Strauss, Anna Lord, 1899-1979
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1899
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Civic leader
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 1972
Interviewer: Gellhorn, Kitty
Organizations discussed: League of Women Voters, 1919-; U.S. Information Agency; United Nations
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Civil rights; Civil rights workers--United States; Feminism; International agencies; League of Women Voters, 1919-; National security; North America; Oral history; U.S. Information Agency; United Nations; United States; United States--Foreign relations--20th century; United States--Politics and government--20th century
Topics discussed - Other terms: Strauss, Anna Lord, 1899-1979
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019087-14530