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Law -- United States -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Hilda Schwartz papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00281
Abstract

Lawyer; Judge; Founder, NY Women's Bar Association. Papers consist of correspondence, campaign records, legal documents, biographical materials, newspaper clippings and photographs documenting Schwart's public career and legal work in New York City. NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you want one sent to you.

Dates of Materials: 1930 - 1999

Jean Struven Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00184
Abstract Teacher; Headmistress of Madeira School; Prison reformer. While incarcerated in the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, N.Y. (1981-93) for the murder in the 1980 death of Herman Tarnower she worked in the Children's Center, and published three books: Stranger in Two Worlds (1986), They Always Call Us Ladies (1988), and Marking Time (1991) as well as a number of articles and unpublished manuscripts about women in prison. In 1986 she helped establish the Children of Bedford Fund. The papers...
Dates of Materials: 1973 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1993

Sophie Friedman papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00058
Abstract

Lawyer. Papers document Friedman's work as a lawyer in Tennessee and for women's suffrage, uniform marriage, divorce laws, child welfare, adult education, social hygiene and international friendship. Included is material relating to her defense of Octavia Dockery and Richard Dana in the famous "Goat Castle case" in Natchez, Mississippi (1930s).

Dates of Materials: 1795; 1906-1954