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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Florence Stewart Kerr
RLIN number: NXCP89-A39
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Chicago Midwest Regional Director, Women's and Professional Projects, Works Progress Administration, 1935-38; Washington Assistant Commissioner, Works Progress Administration, 1939; Assistant Commissioner, Federal Works Administration, 1942-45; unskilled women's projects; Arts Project; Harry Hopkins; relationship with Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1939; impressions of many New Deal figures.
Extent: Transcript: 110 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1976. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part III, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1974 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Kerr, Florence Stewart, 1890-1975
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1890
Speaker occupation: WPA Administrator
Age at speaking: 84
Document date: 1974
Interviewer: Roberts, Charles
Organizations discussed: U.S. Work Projects Administration
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Government executives--United States; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; U.S. Work Projects Administration; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945; Women in the civil service; Women--Employment
Topics discussed - Other terms: Kerr, Florence Stewart, 1890-1975; United States--Federal Works Agency
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020912-16353