Walter Tobriner papers, 1949-1968 (bulk 1961-1968).
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WRLC Shared Collections Facility
Gelman Special Collections
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Public schools -- Washington (D.C.)
School integration -- Washington (D.C.)
Civil rights -- Washington (D.C.)
Transportation -- Washington (D.C.
Tobriner, Walter Nathan, 1902-1979.
District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners.
District of Columbia. Board of Education.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government -- 1878-1967.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Jamaica.
Jamaica -- Foreign relations -- United States.
9.25 cubic ft. (19 boxes).
Organized into series: I. Correspondence, 1952-1971. II. Speeches/Statements/Remarks, 1961-1967. III. Newspaper clippings, 1949-1964. IV. Publications, 1954-1950. V. Scrapbooks, 1961-1968.
Gift of Mrs. Walter Tobriner, 1969.
Correspondence, clippings, index cards, speeches, publications, memorabilia. Largest portion is composed of 6 scrapbooks, 1961-1968. Subjects include: service on boards and commissions, integration of D.C. schools, civil rights, school reform, D.C. area transportation, D.C. government, ambassadorship to Jamaica.
Washington, D.C. lawyer and law professor. Member, D.C. Board of Education, 1952-1961; member, D.C. Board of Commissioners, 1961-1967; chairman, Washington Area Transit Authority, 1966-1967; U.S. ambassador to Jamaica, 1967-1969.