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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Bruce and Beatrice Gould
RLIN number: NXCP89-A17
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Both describe family backgrounds, childhoods and meeting at State University of Iowa in 1920s; she discusses teaching, newspaper work, short story writing; he discusses General Film Co., college humor magazine, newspaper reporting, Army Air Service 1918-19, playwriting and reviewing, associate editorship of SATURDAY EVENING POST; marriage, 1923; New York scene in 1920s; Prohibition; joint editors of LADIES HOME JOURNAL, 1935-1962; staff and format, health campaigns, reader polls, important articles, series, literary pieces; difficulties and decline of Curtis Publishing Company; impressions of George Horace Lorimer, Eleanor Roosevelt, others.
Extent: Transcript: 726 leaves, Tape: 8 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Gould, Bruce, 1898-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1898
Speaker occupation: Editor
Age at speaking: 78
Document date: 1976
Interviewer: Gibson, Mary Bass,
Organizations discussed: Ladies Home Journal; Saturday Evening Post
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Editors; Journalism; Ladies Home Journal; Magazine design; North America; Oral history; Periodicals--Publishing; Saturday Evening Post; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Gould, Beatrice Blackmar, Mrs. Bruce, 1898-1989; Gould, Bruce, 1898-; Women's periodicals
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020670-16111