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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Joseph M. Proskauer
RLIN number: NXCP87-A104
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background; influence of James Harvey Robinson, George Woodberry, teachers at Columbia; Columbia Law School; law practice; bench; New York State Crime Commission; Citizens Union; "Happy Warrior" speech; St. Lawrence water power; Liberty League; Charter Commission; American Jewish Committee; human rights and United Nations Conference at San Francisco; impressions of Alfred E. Smith, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Charles Michelson, Robert Moses, Stephen Wise, Louis Marshall, Chaim Weizmann, Wendell Willkie.
Extent: Transcript: 141 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from executor until 9/91. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1961 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Proskauer, Joseph M., 1877-1971
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1877
Speaker occupation: Judge
Age at speaking: 84
Document date: 1961
Interviewer: Auerbach, Jerold S.; Hirsch, Mark D.
Organizations discussed: Democratic Party, US
Locations discussed: New York; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Criminal justice, Administration of; Democratic Party, US; Judges; Law--United States; New York; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: New York (NY)--Politics and government--1895-1951; Proskauer, Joseph M., 1877-1971
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016877-12320