Oral history interview with Wilbur Cohen 1985

 

Name
Cohen, Wilbur J. (Wilbur Joseph), 1913-1987 (Interviewee)
Coll, Blanche D (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Wilbur Cohen 1985
Abstract
Education: University of Wisconson, Madison, Economics, 1933; Great Depression; Social Security Act, 1935; committee on economic security; work for Social Security Board; first professional employee, 1935; states' rights versus federal government; World War II, social change; 1962 amendments to Social Security; welfare: stigma, failed welfare reforms, valid and invalid cases, slow process of welfar e change
Collection Name
Social security project
Subjects
Cohen, Wilbur J. (Wilbur Joseph), 1913-1987
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1985
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by Blanche D. Coll on October 19, 1985
Note (Provenance)
Blanche D. Coll, Gift 1995
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13563296
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-qpy9-z033
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.