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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Hobart Taylor, Jr.
RLIN number: NXCP88-A128
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Texas childhood and education; graduate studies, Howard University; University of Michigan Law School; clerk to Chief Justice of Michigan Supreme Court; Wayne County corporation counsel; establishment of President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity, 1961, executive vice chairman, 1962; Special Assistant to Vice President Johnson; Associate Counsel to President Johnson; development of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Special Contributions program; director, Export-Import Bank of the United States, 1964-67; impressions of Robert Kennedy, Adam Clayton Powell.
Extent: Transcript: 140 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Closed. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Taylor, Hobart, 1920-1981
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1920
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Age at speaking: 57
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Edwin, Ed
People discussed: Johnson, Lyndon B.; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973; LBJ; Lyndon Baines Johnson
Organizations discussed: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American lawyers; African Americans--Employment; Government executives--United States; Johnson, Lyndon B.; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973; Lawyers; LBJ; Lyndon Baines Johnson; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; North America; Oral history; Race relations--United States; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Export-Import Bank of the United States; Taylor, Hobart, 1920-1981; United States--President (1963-1968 : Johnson)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019112-14555