Department of Justice Statements of the Attorney General and Assistant Attorney General (1943-1951)
Scope and Contents
This collection contains speeches and press releases from various officials of the United States Department of Justice. All the items are typescript copies and date generally from the World War II period. Most of the speeches concern domestic legal and economic issues, chiefly civil rights, demobilization, and labor problems.
Speeches presented by the following individuals:
Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States (1941-1945). Thomas C. Clark, Attorney General of the United States (1945-1949). J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1924-1972). Herbert A. Bergson, Assistant Attorney General of the United States (1948-1950). J. Howard McGrath, Attorney General of the United States (1949-1952). Philip B. Perlman, Solicitor General of the United States (1947-1952). Wendell Berge, Assistant Attorney General of the United States (1941-1943).
- Creation: 1942-1951
2 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
Collection of statements, speeches and press releases from officials of the United States Department of Justice, 1942 - 1951.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
University of Virginia Law Library Public Documents Department transfer to Special Collections in 1982.
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