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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Hilda G. Schwartz
RLIN number: NXCP90-A4
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and education in New York, N.Y.; New York University Law School, 1929; marriage; women lawyers; job search; founder, New York Women's Bar Association, 1934; New York Young Democratic Club, chair of Women's Division during 1936 campaign; New York City Board of Estimate, 1946-1951, trial commissioner; City Magistrate, 1951-1958; Treasurer of the City of New York and head of Department of Finance, 1958; appointed Civil Court judge, 1964 and re-elected 1966; typical cases; New York Supreme Court, 1971-1983; women's contribution to judicial process.
Extent: Transcript: 111 leaves, Tape: 4 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Closed until 01/01/2005.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1984 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Schwartz, Hilda G.
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker occupation: Judge; Lawyer
Document date: 1984
Interviewer: Klein, Phyllis Patti
Organizations discussed: Democratic Party, US; New York University, New York, NY
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Democratic Party, US; Judges; Lawyers; Municipal government--United States; New York; New York University, New York, NY; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Presidents--United States--Election--1936; United States; Women judges; Women lawyers
Topics discussed - Other terms: Courts; Judicial process; New York (NY)--History and government--1951-; New York University--School of Law; Schwartz, Hilda G.
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021168-16607