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Katz, Samuel, 1923-
Oral history interview with Samuel Katz, 1997 May 14.
Topics include his family's flight from Europe in the 1930s; growing up in New York; his education at the University of Michigan and Columbia University; his wife, Jean Katz's experiences as a woman in science in the 1940s; her work as Maurice Ewing's secretary; the research vessels; seismology; Prominently mentioned are: William Donn, Maurice Ewing, Bruce Heezen, Jack Oliver, Frank Press, Joe Worzel, Paul Wuenschel.
Geophysicist. Lamont-Doughty Geophysical Observatory, 1948-1953; professor of Geophysics, Rensselaer Polytechnich Institute, 1956-1985.
Donn, William L.
Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974
Heezen, Bruce C.
Katz, Samuel, 1923-
Oliver, J. E. (Jack Ertle), 1923-2011
Press, Frank, 1924-
Worzel, J. Lamar (John Lamar), 1919-2008
Antisemitism -- United States.
Geology
Geophysics
Jewish scientists
Research vessels.
Science -- History.
Seismology
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Geophysicists -- Interviews. lcsh
Wuenschel, Paul C.
Doel, Ronald Edmund, interviewer.
Katz, Jean., interviewee.
Levin, Tanya J., interviewer.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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