Oral history interview with Katherine Lenroot 1965

 

Name
Lenroot, Katharine F. (Katharine Fredrica), 1891-1982 (Interviewee)
Corning, Peter A., 1935- (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Katherine Lenroot 1965
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Katherine Lenroot : oral history
Abstract
Family background, childhood in Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin, 1912; Wisconsin Industrial Commission, 1913-14; United States Children's Bureau from 1915: studies on infant mortality and child labor, early Mother's Aid laws, development of Social Security Act, Bureau's relations with states and Congress; Reorganization Act, 1945; Bureau under Social Security Administration. Impressions of Emma Lundberg, Edwin Witte, Frances Perkins, Harry Hopkins, Eleanor Roosevelt, and others.
Collection Name
Social security project
Subjects
Social security--United States; Lenroot, Katharine F. (Katharine Fredrica), 1891-1982
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1965
Physical Description
173 pages
Note (Biographical)
Government official, social worker.
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.
Interviewed by Peter A. Corning on February 22 and June 1, 1965.
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.
Note (Provenance)
Katharine Lenroot, Gift 1965
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
6880533
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-04v3-1f81
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.