Oral history interview with A.A. Heckman
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Heckman came to St. Paul in 1931 as general secretary of the United Charities in St. Paul. During the 1930s he reorganized the Ramsey County Welfare Board, directed the federal Works Progress Administration and started a Family Economics Program. In 1952 Heckman became executive director of the Hill Family Foundation, which later became the Northwest Area Foundation. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Heckman discusses private and public welfare organizations in St. Paul in the 1930s; his association with Louis Hill and other Hill family members involved in the family foundation; Francis Butler, lawyer for Louis Hill; various projects supported by the foundation and the foundation's history. Also includes interviews with Irving Clark, Northwest Area Foundation board member.
180 pages transcript
Content Category: text
Interviewee: Heckman, Aldred Arthur
Interviewee: Clark, Irving
Interviewer: Haidet, Mark E.
Creation: 01/20/1982 - 05/10/1982 (Interviews conducted 1/20, 1/29, 2/5, 2/9, 2/12, 2/17, 3/5, 3/19, 3/24 and 5/10/1982.)
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 20 (Library Call Number)
AV1996.2 (Accession Number)
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