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From Leon Keyserling (Oldest son), 1937

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 6

Scope and Contents

From Washington DC; urges his father to take better care of himself and not work so hard on the farm; discussion of property in Beaufort (buying, selling, etc); reports about his government work and on his sisters who (now both married) are in Washington DC and New York; he as been appointed a General Council (the youngest ever) to a banking committee in Washington; mentions conversations he had with President Roosevelt re. financial provisions of the housing bill; describes an address he gave (on housing issues) to the US Conference of Mayors in NY; comments about difficulty getting the housing bill passed due to "obstructionist" tactics of the Treasury; mentions State Labor Relations Act in New York and success of the National Labor Relations Act; discusses labor relations and union problems; writes about FDR's Supreme Court initiatives; speculates on the growing unrest in Europe; details of New York mayoral race.


  • Creation: 1937


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

Repository Details

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