Walter Tobriner papers, 1949-1968 (bulk 1961-1968).


In English.

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
Box 1-19
Gelman Special Collections
MS2014
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Subjects 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.
Description 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.
Notes Gift of Mrs. Walter Tobriner, 1969.
Summary 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.
Biographical Notes 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.
Geographic Area Washington (D.C.)
OCLC Number (OCoLC)ocm46677291

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