Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Ewald T. Grether: Dean of UCB School of Commerce, Industry, and Labor Administration, Volume I

Interviewee(s):
Grether, Ewald T.
Interviewer(s):
Nathan, Harriet
Title:
Ewald T. Grether: Dean of UCB School of Commerce, Industry, and Labor Administration, Volume I
Abstract:
Ancestors and family; working through school and university years; six decades of University of California and Berkeley life; innovative teaching, including marketing theory and practice; College of Commerce and Schools of Commerce, Industry, and Labor Administration: history, organization, faculty, curriculum development, Flood Foundation; work of the Academic Senate; WWII: War Labor Board, Office of Price Administration; post-war, California and Earl Warren, Commission on Unemployment; federal assignments in the Truman Era, National Security Resources Board, 1948; State Department mission to Sweden, 1953, and other foreign study and travel; University of Texas, seminars, 1978; Clark Kerr: problems of the Institute of Industrial Relations, 1945, UC presidency, 1958-1967; Berkeley, the loyalty oath, and problems of the 1960s; Commerce, Industry, and Labor and economics in California and Montana; state and national Fair Trade legislation, and significant court cases; developments in water law; honors, awards, publications. Includes interviews with CARRIE MACLAY GRETHER (1899-1993) : observations of Ewald Grether's contributions and teaching, California style and Berkeley life, a working ranch in Montana.
Subject area(s):
Commerce and Industry
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1975 1987
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11013121
Rights:
Grether, Ewald T. "Ewald T. Grether: Dean of UCB School of Commerce, Industry, and Labor Administration, Volume I." Interview by Harriet Nathan in 1975 and 1987. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1993.