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Abbey, Denise., 01/01/1944-05/16/1988

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: GAMMS416.1.1

Series-level Scope and Content Note

From the Series:

Interview transcripts.


  • 01/01/1944-05/16/1988

Collection-level Access Restrictions

The Foreign Affairs Oral History Project transcripts and audio tapes have been returned to the Association for Diplomatic Study and Training in Arlington, Virginia.

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From the Collection: 30 Linear Feet (Hollinger Record Storage boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Container Summary

1 TMs FAOH transcript, interview of Denise Abbey by G. L. Schmidt, with discussion of Office of War Information, USIA, and World War II. TABLE OF CONTENTS: Getting Into War Time Information Work--OWI; European Arrival; Intelligence and Psyops in Italy; Rome Falls OWI/Psyops Moves to Rome; Mussolini's Death; Germans Surrender in Italy; Abbey Moves to Austria; OWI Establishes Radio Austria in Salzburg; Transfer to Vienna--Work with Austro-American Institute of Education; Abbey Transferred From Radio Work; The Work and Impact of The Vienna Information Center; Founding of a Section of Children's Books; Exhibits and Little Theater; Women's Affairs; Germany; Comparison of Amerika Hauser and British or French Centers; Which Parts of Amerika Hauser Programs Were Most Effective; Washington Assignment; American Specialists Program; Assignment to Paris; Back to Washington: Foreign Nationals Orientation Program.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials

ABBEY, DENISE: Manuscript



WORLD WAR II: Manuscript


Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057