Herman LaRue Brown papers


Herman LaRue Brown papers


Papers relating to Brown's work on behalf of civil liberties, legal services for the poor, and various political causes, his service as U.S. Assistant Attorney General,1917-1919, and in other capacities for Massachusetts and the Federal Government during World War II, his education at Phillips Exeter Academy, Harvard College, and Harvard Law School, and his interest in alumni affairs.

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Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1888-1965

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Endicott Peabody

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Bonbright, James C. (James Cummings), 1891-1985

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Hines, Walker D. (Walker Downer), 1870-1934

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Saltonstall, John L.

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Peters, Andrew J.

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Ehrmann, Herbert B. (Herbert Brutus), 1891-

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Herbert Brutus Ehrmann, 1891-1970: Lawyer, author. Member, War Labor Policies Bd., 1918-1919; director, Industrial Relations Div. U.S. Shipping Bd., 1919. Junior counsel for Sacco and Vanzetti, 1926-1927. Pres., American Jewish Committee, 1959-1961. Author: The Untried Case (1933 and 1960); The Case That Will Not Die (1969); Under This Roof (1940); The Criminal Courts of Cleveland (1921, with Reginald Haber Smith). From the description of Papers of Herbert Brutus Ehrmann, 1906-1970 (...

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Louis Brandeis (b. November 13, 1856, Louisville, Kentucky – d. October 5, 1941, Washington D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from 1916 until 1939. Brandeis was the Court’s 67th justice and its first Jewish-American justice. He was the son of immigrants from Bohemia, who came to Kentucky from Prague, then part of the Austrian Empire. He received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1877, and before becoming a judge, served as a lawyer at Warren & B...

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