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Harry R. Booth papers, 1930-1974.

Author: Harry R Booth
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Legal papers, correspondence, autobiographical writings, and newsclippings (ca. 1950s-1974) related to Harry R. Booth's role as a lawyer in class-action lawsuits against Illinois gas, electric, and telephone utility companies; the Chicago Transit Authority and other Chicago-area common carriers; the Metropolitan Sanitary District; and radio stations WFMT and WEFM. Also includes correspondence (1930s) with Paul  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Briefs (legal documents)
Correspondence
Transcripts
Archives
Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Harry R Booth; David Eli Lilienthal; Paul H Douglas; Henry Horner; Harold L Ickes; Joseph C Swidler
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Harry R Booth
OCLC Number: 28409125
Description: 56.25 linear ft. (45 boxes)
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Legal papers, correspondence, autobiographical writings, and newsclippings (ca. 1950s-1974) related to Harry R. Booth's role as a lawyer in class-action lawsuits against Illinois gas, electric, and telephone utility companies; the Chicago Transit Authority and other Chicago-area common carriers; the Metropolitan Sanitary District; and radio stations WFMT and WEFM. Also includes correspondence (1930s) with Paul Douglas, Henry Horner, Harold Ickes, David Lilienthal, and the Utilities Consumers League of Illinois; with Booth's 1930s law partner Joseph Swidler; and 1939 files of the National Lawyers Guild's committee on public utilities.

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