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Author: Rita Singer; Malca Chall; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.; State Government Oral History Program (Calif.)
Publisher: [1991?]
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Singer discusses her law school experience in the 1930s as one of very few women; people in the Bureau of Indian Affairs including John Collier, William Brophy, Phileo Nash and handling Indian claims litigation in Alaska; World WarII and Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman; Department of Interior issues and people including Harold Ickes, Stewart Udall, Cecil Andrus; the Bureau of Reclamation and the 160-acre  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Named Person: Cecil D Andrus; William A Brophy; Felix S Cohen; John Collier; Harold L Ickes; Ronald B Robie; Franklin D Roosevelt; Harry S Truman; Stewart L Udall; Cecil D Andrus; William A Brophy; Felix S Cohen; Harold L Ickes; Ronald B Robie; Franklin D Roosevelt; Harry S Truman; Stewart L Udall
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Singer; Malca Chall; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.; State Government Oral History Program (Calif.)
OCLC Number: 28733909
Description: 152 leaves, bound ; 28 cm
Responsibility: by Malca Chall.

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Singer discusses her law school experience in the 1930s as one of very few women; people in the Bureau of Indian Affairs including John Collier, William Brophy, Phileo Nash and handling Indian claims litigation in Alaska; World WarII and Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman; Department of Interior issues and people including Harold Ickes, Stewart Udall, Cecil Andrus; the Bureau of Reclamation and the 160-acre limit, power and electrical utility law, water issues, the Westlands contract; the state of California Department of Water Resources and Ronald Robie.

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