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From Leon Keyserling (Oldest son), 1933

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 2

Scope and Contents

From Columbia University (where he is teaching); updates on his sisters; discusses work with Rex Tugwell on the Domestic Allotment Plan; deciding whether to teach at Columbia again or take a job as an Assistant District Attorney in NY; mentions the banks in NY are closed; discusses the new presidential administration and financial matters; lectures his father for writing to Rex Tugwell and criticizing his farm plan; he moved (1933) to Washington DC to work on economic bills with Tugwell (and Frankforter) for the U.S. Dept of Agriculture; his opinion on Rosalyn's intended fiancé Milton Schreiber-advises that William should not get involved in their relationship; (letterhead is now "US Senate" as Leon is working with Sen. Robert Wagner); discusses Beaufort and the Agricultural Relief Administration; predictions about the "tumultuous events" that may occur in Europe in the future; reveals that he writes articles and speeches for Sen. Wagner; re. Sen. Wagner's work on National Labor Board. 5/2


  • Creation: 1933


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 9.0 linear feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

From the Collection: Yiddish

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