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Lawyers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Papers of women lawyers and judges.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Moscowitz Kross papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00087
Abstract

Anna Moscowitz Kross was a lawyer, judge, New York City Department of Corrections Commissioner, and social reformer. The bulk of the collection covers Kross's career as the Commissioner of Correction. Writings, speeches, and taped interviews reflect Kross's efforts to institute major reforms focusing on education and social rehabilitation for women prisoners. Correspondents include Constance Baker Motley and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Dates of Materials: 1905 - 1976

Constance Baker Motley papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00110
Abstract Judge, lawyer, civil rights advocate, and state senator. The bulk of the Motley papers document her professional life; material includes speeches, interviews, photographs, and memorabilia. The collection sheds light on the successes and failures of programs that emerged from the public policy applications of civil rights in such areas as the war on poverty and race discrimination; urban renewal; and in the New York State courts and political systems. Notable correspondents include: Bella...
Dates of Materials: 1934-2018