Oral history interview with Barbara Armstrong 1965
Social Insurance Commission, California, 1915-19; attempts to get social and health insurance; INSURING THE ESSENTIALS, 1932; consultant on unemployment insurance and old age insurance, Committee on Economic Security, 1934; detailed account of preparatory work for social security legislation: effect of the Depression, Wisconsin plan, separation of taxing and spending provisions, constitutionality, relationship with insurance industry, Treasury Dept., Edwin Witte, J. Douglas Brown, Arthur Altmeyer, Senator Robert La Follette, and others.
Lawyers; Social security--United States; Old age insurance--United States; Unemployment insurance--United States; Health insurance--United States; United States--Politics and government--1901-1953; United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945; Armstrong, Barbara Nachtrieb, 1890-1976; United States. Social Security Administration
Lawyer; interviewee married Ian Alastair Armstrong.
Interviewed by Peter A. Corning on December 19, 20, and 22, 1965.