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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Stanley M. Isaacs
RLIN number: NXCP88-A51
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Columbia University, New York Law School, 1905; settlement house work; Republican political activity, 1900-12; fusion movement; Theodore Roosevelt and National Progressive Party, 1912, Convention, 1916; Draft Board, War Department under Secretary Newton D. Baker, 1917-18; Republican platform, 1920; New York real estate, 1919-37: mortgage participation, Lockwood Committee investigation, Tenement House Law, United Neighborhood Houses; campaign manager for Congresswoman Ruth Pratt, 1928, 1930; LaGuardia mayoralty campaigns, 1929, 1933; Samuel Seabury investigation; State Constitutional Convention, 1938; Manhattan Borough President, 1938-41; East River Drive, acquisition of riparian rights; Robert Moses, Works Progress Administration; City Council from 1941; New York City mayoralty election, 1945; New York election, 1949. Recollections of Herbert Parsons, Ogden Mills, Kenneth Simpson, Irving Ives, Fiorello LaGuardia, Thomas Dewey, William O'Dwyer, Newbold Morris.
Extent: Transcript: 260 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1950 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Isaacs, Stanley Myer, 1882-1962
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1882
Speaker occupation: Lawyer; Politician
Age at speaking: 68
Document date: 1950
Interviewer: Bombard, Owen
Organizations discussed: Republican Party, US; U.S. Department of Defense
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Lawyers; North America; Politicians; Real property; Republican Party, US; U.S. Department of Defense; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Isaacs, Stanley M., (Stanley Myer), 1882-1962; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1898-1951; New York (State)--Politics and government--1865-1950; Progressive Party (1912)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020064-15506