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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Ruth Cheney Streeter
RLIN number: NXCP88-A21
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background, schooling, debut, 1913; Bryn Mawr, 1914-1917; World War I, marriage; life in Morristown, N.J. from 1922: community undertakings, State Relief Council, County Welfare Board; husband's career as historian and book collector; children, travel; learning to fly, 1940-1941; Director, Marine Corps Women's Reserve, 1943-1945: recruiting, discipline, administration, morale, training, other women's services; New Jersey Veterans Council 1946-1953; bonus issue; delegate to New Jersey Constitutional Convention 1947; Electoral College, 1948.
Extent: Transcript: 366 leaves, Tape: 5 reels, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1979 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Streeter, Ruth Cheney, 1895-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1895
Age at speaking: 84
Document date: 1979
Interviewer: Mason, John T., 1909-
Organizations discussed: U.S. Marine Corps
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: New Jersey; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics; Depressions--1929--United States; Great Depression, 1929-1941; New Jersey; North America; Oral history; U.S. Marine Corps; United States; United States--Armed Forces--Women; Women executives; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Women
Topics discussed - Other terms: New Jersey--Politics and government--1865-1950; Streeter, Ruth Cheney, 1895-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019743-15186