Reminiscences of Percy Maxim Lee, 1973

 

Name
Lee, Percy Maxim, 1906-2002 (Interviewee)
Gellhorn, Kitty (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Percy Maxim Lee, 1973
Abstract
League of Women Voters activities in Connecticut, election to National Board, 1942; Office of Price Administration support, 1941; refugee children; Carrie Chapman Catt Memorial Foundation, later Overseas Education Fund of League of Women Voters and Institute for Foreign Visitors; relationship of local, state and national Leagues; President, League of Women Voters, 1950-1958: McCarthyism and Freedom Agenda, policy on Brown decision (1954), support for United Nations, relations with State Department; member, College Grants Advisory Committee of Ford Foundation; water management efforts in Connecticut, 1955; reminiscences of family members, including Hiram Percy Maxim; Frances Glessner Lee, police work, "Nutshell Studies"; impressions of Anna Lord Strauss and other League of Women Voters leaders
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Subjects
Women executives--United States; Internal security--United States; African Americans--Segregation; United States Politics and government 1945-1989; Connecticut Politics and government; Lee, Percy Maxim, 1906-2002; League of Women Voters (U.S.); Ford Foundation; United Nations; United States. Office of Price Administration
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1973
Physical Description
559 pages
Note (Biographical)
Former president, League of Women Voters; interviewee married John Glessner Lee
Note
Interviewed by Kitty Gellhorn
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
15318837
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-qhcs-5c86
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.