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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Alberto Iturbe
RLIN number: NXCP88-A51
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Argentina Project
Description: Family background, education; lifelong connection with province of Jujuy: Director of Public Works, Governor 1946-52, senator 1952-55; detailed discussion of political and economic conditions of province: feudal control by land-owners and companies, sugar industry, silver and lead mines, isolation, extremes of climate and vegetation, native Indian population; reforms during his administration: taxes, hospitals and health services, housing, education, roads; political control of provincial legislature; contributions of Eva Peron Foundation; failure to organize Peronist Party women's branch; senate career: education, housing, provisional president of senate.
Extent: Transcript: 57 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1972 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Iturbe, Alberto, 1913-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1913
Speaker occupation: Civil engineer; Governor; Senator
Age at speaking: 59
Document date: 1972
Interviewer: Guti'errez, Leandro
Locations discussed: Argentina; South America
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Argentina; Argentina--Economic conditions--1945-1983; Argentina--History--20th century; Argentina--Politics and government--20th century; Governors--Argentina; Legislators--Argentina; Oral history; Peronism; South America
Topics discussed - Other terms: Iturbe, Alberto, 1913-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020062-15504