African American judges
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Abstract This collection consists of a certificate issued to Lawyer and Congressman, George Crockett Jr, on May 11, 1942. George Crockett, Jr. was born August 10, 1909, in Jacksonville, Fl. He is a graduate of Morehouse College (1931) and the University of Michigan Law School (1934). Between degrees, he joined the Marine Cooks and Steward's Union (1931) and waited on tables aboard ships on trips between the U.S. and South America. He practiced law for a short period in Florida and West Virginia before...
Abstract William F. Bledsoe held a long career in the law field. Working under Attorney General Frank Kelley, as well as being elected to the 30th District Court in Highland Park, Judge Bledsoe held high regards for the law, especially surrounding issues pertaining to civil rights.