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Sixty years in law, public service and international affairs : oral history transcript / and related material, 1977-1979.
BANC MSS 80/67 c; Phonotape 1244 A
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Title:

Sixty years in law, public service and international affairs : oral history transcript: and related material, 1977-1979

Creator/Contributor:

Phleger, Herman, 1890-1984, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Sterling, J. E. Wallace (John Ewart Wallace), 1906-1985

Creator/Contributor:

Stein, Miriam.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Comments on growing up in Sacramento; education at University of California, Class of 1912; career as a San Francisco lawyer, with discussion of labor cases, waterfront strikes, and representing Joseph DiGiorgio, Matson Navigation Company, Hawaiian Sugar Planters Association and the Hearst family; service on the Stanford University Board of Trustees; work as associate director, Legal Division, U.S. Military Government of Germany after World War II, and as legal adviser, U.S. Dept. of State, 1953-57; the Nuremberg trials; attendance at international conferences (Geneva, Suez, Antarctica, etc.); appointment to various government committees; and continuing interest in international affairs. Information also about his wife's family, the Macondrays and the Athertons.
Appended: photocopies of two speeches, including remarks at Newton B. Drury's funeral.

Date:

1977 (issued)

Subject:

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Di Giorgio, Joseph
Hearst family
Macondray family
Atherton family
Drury, Newton Bishop -- 1889-1978
Atherton family
Di Giorgio, Joseph
Drury, Newton Bishop -- 1889-1978
Hearst family
University of California (1868-1952). -- Class of 1912.
Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association.
Stanford University.
United States. -- Department of State.
Matson Navigation Company.
Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association.
Matson Navigation Company.
Stanford University.
United States. -- Department of State.
Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals (Germany : 1945-1946)
Lawyers -- California -- San Francisco
Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946
Diplomatic relations
Lawyers
Manners and customs
Politics and government
Sacramento (Calif.) -- Social life and customs
United States -- Politics and government
United States -- Foreign relations
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Water front
California -- Sacramento
California -- San Francisco
Germany
United States

Note:

Herman Phleger ; tape recorded interview conducted by Miriam F. Stein in 1977. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1979 :
Original audio interviews also available.
Copies of photographs and documentary material inserted.
Introduction by J.E. Wallace Sterling.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

Oral histories.
Addresses.
History.

Physical Description:

print
vii, [31], 316 pages ; 28 cm + related material

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z249p
https://archive.org/details/cabeuroh_000222
BANC MSS 80/67 c
Phonotape 1244 A

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Item:

https://archive.org/details/cabeuroh_000222
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z249p