Papers, 1892-1990 (inclusive).

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Papers, 1892-1990 (inclusive).

This collection of personal and professional papers is arranged in seven series and documents Polier's commitment to juvenile justice and the welfare of children of all races and religions. The personal papers consist of photographs, clippings, oral histories, and tributes. The professional papers include correspondence and reports describing her labor activism and early career as a labor lawyer. Court records, correspondence, reports, opinions, decisions, etc., document her work as judge of the Family Court, and speeches, conference agendas, etc., attest to the national focus of her work as director of the Juvenile Justice Division of the Children's Defense Fund. Also included are her unpublished and published writings and speeches, and records of her service on the boards of many New York State and City task forces, commissions, and organizations relating to child welfare and juvenile justice.

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