Oral history interview with Charles Stern Ascher, 1972.


Oral history interview with Charles Stern Ascher, 1972.

Family history; boyhood, West Side of New York City; Ethical Culture Society School; Columbia College and Law School; Legislative Drafting Fund; Kuhn, Loeb; Brooklyn Heights society, 1921-1925; American Civil Liberties Union; Sunnyside and Radburn developments; Croton-on-Hudson; zoning law; Public Administration Clearing House, 1932-1936; Martha's Vineyard, 1921-1971; Regional Planning Association of America; Social Science Research Council, 1935-1942; UNESCO; United States and European regional and city planning; New Deal housing programs: Public Works Administration and Works Progress Administration; Chicago World's Fair, 1933; management associations; National Association of Housing Officials; National Resources Planning Board; urban studies; Maxwell School, Syracuse University; Greenbelt towns; Spelman Fund; Federal Housing Authority; Tennessee Valley Authority; National Housing Agency, 1942-1947; city government; National Municipal League; impressions of Roger Baldwin, Dr. Mary Calderone, Louis Brownlow, Henry Beetle Hough, Julian Huxley, Harold Ickes, Lewis Mumford, Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt, Clarence Stein, Harlan F. Stone, Rexford Guy Tugwell, and Henry L. Wright.

Transcript: 738 leaves.Tape: 20 reels.

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