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Oral history interview with Jonah J. Goldstein, 1966.

Creator: Goldstein, Jonah J., 1886-1967
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 686 pages Sound recording 3 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

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


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984

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