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Author McLeod, Jacqueline.

Title Daughter of the Empire State [electronic resource] : the life of Judge Jane Bolin / Jacqueline A. McLeod.

Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 146 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Her standing in Poughkeepsie : family lineage and legacy -- On her own : the years at Wellesley and Yale -- Politics of preparation : the making of the nation's first African American woman judge -- Politics of practice : an African American woman judge on the Domestic Relations Court -- Speaking truth to power : a view from the bench of Judge Jane Bolin -- Persona non grata : Jane Bolin and the NAACP, 1931-50.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Bolin, Jane M. (Jane Matilda), 1908-2007.
African American judges -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Women judges -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780252036576 (cloth alk. paper)
0252036573 (cloth alk. paper)
9780252093616 (e-book)

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