Leonore Goldstein Oral History


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Leonore Goldstein Oral History


  • 11/20/1960 (Creation)


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Leonore Goldstein (1875-1971) was the wife of Dr. Max A. Goldstein (1870-1941), founder of Central Institute for the Deaf. Mrs. Goldstein served on the Board of Managers of CID from its founding in 1914 until her death. She also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra for over 65 years.

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Leonore Goldstein discusses her husband Max A. Goldstein, his art and book collecting, his founding of the journal The Laryngoscope, and his founding of Central Institute for the Deaf in 1914. The audio quality of the recording is poor. Though there are two interviewers, the transcript does not reflect which interviewer is speaking. The tape ends abruptly. Interviewed by Mrs. Arnold Block and Mrs. Julius Elson on November 20, 1960. OH064. Approximate Length 33 minutes.

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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