Oral history interview with Esther Peterson, 1983

 

Name
Peterson, Esther, 1906- (Interviewee)
Bruns, Scott (Interviewer)
Edwin, Ed (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Esther Peterson, 1983
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Esther Peterson, 1983
Abstract
Family background; Brigham Young University, 1927, Teachers College, 1930; Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry; development of political philosophy; organizing teachers' and garment workers' unions; federal legislative representation of unions, 1940s-60s; special assistant to the President for Consumer Affairs, Assistant Secretary of Labor, 1961-69; Truth in Packaging issue
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Subjects
Consumer affairs directors; Government executives--United States; Consumer protection; Labor laws and legislation; Labor unions; Women in politics; United States Politics and government 1945-1989; Peterson, Esther, 1906-; United States. Dept. of Labor
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1983
Physical Description
321 pages
Note (Biographical)
Consumer adviser; government executive; interviewee married Oliver R. Peterson
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Service copy (44 kHz, 16 bit) and rendered version (96 kHz, 24 bit) of sound file derived from a digital preservation master digitized at 96 kHz, 24 bit
Interviewed by Scott Bruns; Ed Edwin
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7139889
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-3543-z369
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.