Reminiscences of Mortimer A. Rosenfeld, 1984

 

Name
Rosenfeld, Mortimer A (Interviewee)
Williams, James D (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Mortimer A. Rosenfeld, 1984
Abstract
Childhood in Brooklyn; Columbia University, B.A. 1932; Columbia Medical School, 1936 specializing in obstetrics and gynecology; joined the staff of the Institute of Inter-American Affairs and sent to Brazil, 1942; first impressions of the country; recollections of his mentor, Dr. Kenneth Waddell; institutional organization; medical training; impressions of Marcolino Gomes Candau; description of loc al diet; general observations of Brazilian political figures; pro-fascist sentiment present during World War II; malaria, leprosy, and other diseases; religious beliefs of the Brazilians; program objectives; recreation; general reflections on Brazilian experience
Collection Name
Institute of Inter-American Affairs project
Subjects
Physicians; Brazil Social conditions; Brazil History 1930-1945; Rosenfeld, Mortimer A; Institute of Inter-American Affairs (U.S.)
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1984
Note (Biographical)
Physician
Note
Interviewed by James D. Williams on October 8, 10, and 11, 1984
Note (Provenance)
Mortimer A. Rosenfeld, Gift 1985
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
14952555
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-2dac-5z33
Related URLs
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