File B1978-0011 - Rose, Albert (oral history)

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UTA 5001-B1978-0011


Rose, Albert (oral history)


  • 20-21 July 1978 (Creation)

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5 sound tape reels (272 mins.)

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Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto.

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Oral history interview with Professor Albert Rose of the School of Social Work, conducted by Allan Irving. Covers family background and situation in the 1920s through the period as Dean of the Faculty of Social Work 1972-1976 and immediately thereafter. Discusses undergraduate work in the Dept. of Political Economy (B.A. 1939); graduate work at the University of Illinois 1939-1942; service in World War II (1939-1945), return to Toronto as Research Director of the Welfare Council of Toronto 1946-1948; arrival on staff of the School of Social Work; influence of Harry Cassidy; curricula; student-administrator relations; transition to the Faculty of Social Work 1972; research and policy development in Canadian urban housing.

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Outline of topics for interview. See Case File.

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Oral history has been digitized. Contact Archives to download mp3 files.

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