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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jonah J. Goldstein
RLIN number: NXCP89-A
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life in New York, N.Y., New York University Law School, 1909; Educational Alliance, Grand Street Boys; Secretary for Alfred E. Smith, 1911; numerous Jewish philanthropies; administering relief program, Palestine, 1929; Judge: accounts of court cases and work for court reform, 1931-56; Republican candidate for mayor, 1945; relationships with Felix Warburg, Senators Robert F. Wagner and Herbert Lehman, Mayors James Walker, Fiorello LaGuardia, William O'Dwyer.
Extent: Transcript: 686 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1966 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Goldstein, Jonah J., 1886-1967
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1886
Speaker occupation: Judge
Age at speaking: 80
Document date: 1966
Interviewer: Gold, Neil; Scott, Douglas
Topics discussed - Other terms: Courts; Goldstein, Jonah J., 1886-1967; Jews in the United States; Judicial power; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1898-1951; Republican Party (US : 1854- )
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020585-16027