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Perspectives on the Alameda County District Attorney's Office : oral history transcripts / and related material, 1963-1974.
Phonotape 540 A; Phonotape 927 A,B; BANC MSS 73/158 c v. 1; BANC MSS 73/158 c v. 2; ...
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Title:

Perspectives on the Alameda County District Attorney's Office : oral history transcripts: and related material, 1963-1974

Creator/Contributor:

Sherry, Arthur H.

Creator/Contributor:

Feingold, Miriam, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Fry, Amelia R., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Oakley, James Hobby, 1899-1970, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Coakley, J. Frank (James Frank), 1897-1983, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Heinrichs, Beverly, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Creator/Contributor:

Earl Warren Oral History Project (Bancroft Library)

Abstract:

Interviews with friends and associates of Earl Warren relating to his professional and political career in the District Attorney's Office in Alameda County.
John F. Mullins: How Earl Warren became District Attorney; Edith Balaban: Reminiscences about Nathan Harry Miller, Deputy District Attorney, Alameda County; Oliver D. Hamlin: Reminiscences about the Alameda County District Attorney's Office in the 1920's and 30's; Mary Shaw: Perspectives of a newspaperwoman; Willard W. Shea: Recollection of Alameda County's first Public Defender. Photographs inserted.
Richard H. Chamberlain: Reminiscences about the Alameda Co District Attorney's Office: Lloyd Jester: Reminiscences of an Inspector in the District Attorney's Office; Beverley Heinrichs: Reminiscences of a secretary in the District Attorney's Office; Clarence E. Severin: Chief Clerk in the Alameda County District Attorney's Office; Homer R. Spence: attorney, legislator and judge; E. A. Daly: Alameda County political leader and journalist; John Bruce: a reporter remembers Earl Warren. Photographs of some prohibition era activities of the Office and a box of newspaper clippings are included.
J. Frank Coakley: A career in the Alameda County District Attorney's Office; Albert E. Hederman, Jr.: Office Boy to Assistant District Attorney; Lowell Jensen: Reflections of the Alameda County District Attorney; James H. Oakley: Early life of a Warren assistant. Photographs inserted.

Date:

1963 (issued)

Contents:

Phonotape 540 A : Daly, partial interview. Reel 1: June 21, 1971, track 1: 1022 ft., track 2: 426 ft. -- Reel 2: June 28, 1971, track 1: 1079 ft., track 2: 456 ft.
Phonotape 927 A, B: Balaban, complete interview, Mar. 13, 1970. Reel 1: track 1: 1030 ft., track 2: 111 ft. -- Hamlin, complete interview, July 9, 1970, Reel 2: track 1: 1040 ft., track 2: 251 ft. -- Shaw, complete interview, June 5, 1970. Reel 3: track 1: 1038 ft., track 2: 1047 ft. Reel 4: track 1: 1038 ft., track 2: blank -- Shea, partial interview, Jan. 16-Mar. 18, 1970. Reel 5: track 1: 749 ft., track 2: blank. Reel 6: track 1: 734 ft., track 2: blank. Reel 7: track 1: 1026 ft, track 2: 188 ft. Reel 8: track 1: 754 ft., track 2: blank -- Chamberlain, complete interview, Mar. 8, 1971. Reel 9: track 1: 1052 ft., track 2: 726 ft. -- Jester, complete interview, Nov. 20, 1970. Reel 10: track 1: 1033 ft., track 2: 1036 ft. Reel 11: track 1: 1063 ft., track 2: 496 ft. -- Beverly Heinrichs, complete interview, Apr. 24, 1972. Reel 12: track 1: 819 ft., track 2: blank -- Severin, complete interview, Aug. 30, 1972. Reel 13: track 1: 1033 ft., track 2: 1034 ft. -- Spence, complete interview, Jan. 5 & 10, 1972. Reel 14: track 1: 1038 ft., track 2: 851 ft. Reel 15: track 1: 1038 ft., track 2: 1038 ft.
Phonotape 927 A, B: Bruce, complete interview, Sep. 3 1969. Reel 16: track 1: 686 ft., track 2: 686 ft. -- Coakley, complete interview, Sep. 12, 1969-Nov. 11, 1972. Reel 17: (not on transcript) track 1: 1038 ft., track 2: blank. Reel 18: track 1: 1035 ft., track 2: 988 ft. Reel 19: track 1: 1045 ft., track 2: 1045 ft. Reel 20: track 1: 832 ft., track 2: blank. Reel 21: track 1: 403 ft., track 2: blank -- Hederman, complete interview, Nov. 21, 1972. Reel 22: track 1: 1004 ft., track 2: 835 ft. -- Jensen, complete interview, Nov. 24, 1972. Reel 23: track 1 : 726 ft., track 2: blank -- Oakley, complete interview, July 9, 1970. Reel 24: track 1: 1028 ft., track 2: 397 ft. -- Mullins, Dec. 3, 1963. Reel 25: track 1: 880 ft., track 2: blank. Reels 1-24 are 5 in., Reel 25 is 7 in.

Subject:

Warren, Earl -- 1891-1974
Miller, Nathan Harry -- d. 1945
California. -- District Attorney (Alameda County)
Alameda County (Calif.). -- Public Defender's Office.
California -- Politics and government -- 1850-1950

Note:

tape recorded interviews conducted 1963-1973 by Amelia R. Fry, Joyce Henderson, June Hogan and Miriam Feingold. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1974 :
Introduction by Arthur H. Sherry.
Interview notes also available for many tapes.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Also available online.
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
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.
Photographs of prohibition era speakeasies transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1983.156--PIC).

Type:

Oral histories.
Clippings.

Physical Description:

print
3 v. and 2 boxes.
1 box (.2 linear ft.)
27 sound tape reels : analog, 3 3/4 ips, 2 track ; 5 in, 7 in.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1q3p
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1q47
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1q5s
Phonotape 540 A
Phonotape 927 A,B
BANC MSS 73/158 c v. 1
BANC MSS 73/158 c v. 2
BANC MSS 73/158 c v. 2a
BANC MSS 73/158 c v. 3

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
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:

How Earl Warren became District Attorney : Mullins, John F., : d. 1967
Reminiscences about Nathan Harry Miller Deputy District Attorney, Alameda County : Balaban, Edith.
Reminiscences about the Alameda County District Attorney's Office in the 1920's and 30's : Hamlin, Oliver D.
Perspectives of a Newspaperwoman : Shaw, Mary.
Recollection of Alameda County's First Public Defender : Shea, Willard W.
Attorney, legislator and judge : Spence, Homer R.
Reminiscences about the Alameda County District Attorney's Office : Chamberlain, Richard H.
Chief Clerk in the Alameda County District Attorney's Office : Severin, Clarence E.
Reminiscences of an Inspector in the District Attorney's Office : Jester, Lloyd.
A reporter remembers Earl Warren : Bruce, John.
Alameda County political leader and journalist : Daly, E. A.
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1q3p
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1q47
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1q5s