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Document Details


Title: William H. Hastie
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: Assistant Solicitor, Department of the Interior, 1933-37; Judge of the District Court of the Virgin Islands, 1937-39; Dean, Howard University School of Law, 1939-46; Civilian Aide to the Secretary of War, 1940-42; Governor of the Virgin Islands, 1946-49; Judge, 3rd United States Circuit Court of Appeals, 1949-71; and Senior status, 1971-76.
Extent: 108 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/hastie.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1972 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hastie, William H., 1904-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 17-Nov-1904
Speaker place of birth: Knoxville, TN; Tennessee; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Dean; Governor; Judge
Age at speaking: 68
Document location: Philadelphia, PA
Document date: 05-Jan-1972
Interviewer: Hess, Jerry N.
People discussed: Harry S. Truman; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Historical events discussed: Cold War, 1945-1989; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cold War, 1945-1989; District of Columbia; Harry S. Truman; North America; Oral history; Political campaigns--United States; Political parties; Presidents--Term of office--United States; Presidents--United States; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; United States; United States--Politics and government; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: European Recovery Program; Marshall Plan; Truman administration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0032056-35292