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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Edith Miller
RLIN number: NXCP88-A100
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood, early education in New York, N.Y.; Hunter College, 1946, St. John's Law School, 1954; political involvement, Riverside Democrats; social work experience; Family Court Judge, 1971- : Domestic Relations Court, sitting judge, juvenile criminals, lack of judicial manpower, child abuse, social services in Family Court, crime against the elderly; media influence on juveniles; reflections on being a black woman and a judge; judicial appointment by Mayor Lindsay.
Extent: Transcript: 84 leaves, Tape: 3 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Miller, Edith, 1930-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1930
Speaker occupation: Judge
Age at speaking: 47
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Oxenfeldt, Alice
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American judges; Judges; Juvenile justice, Administration of; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; United States; Women judges
Topics discussed - Other terms: Domestic relations court; Miller, Edith, 1930-; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1951-; New York (NY)--Poor
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018806-14249