Women of Valor



Justine Wise Polier, 1903 - 1987

Published Sources

Amsterdam News 13 September 1958, 1.

Antler, Joyce. The Journey Home: Jewish Women and the American Century. New York: The Free Press, 1997.

——. "Justine Wise Polier." Jewish Women In America. Vol. 2. Paula E. Hyman and Deborah Dash Moore, eds. New York: Routledge, 1997: 1089-1091. Reprinted, Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia, 2005.

——. "Justine Wise and the Prophetic Tradition." Unpublished essay, 1998.

Campbell, Barbara . "A Battling Judge Retires To Aid Minority Children." New York Times 3 February 1973.

De Lima, Agnes. Night-Working Mothers in Textile Mills. New York: The National Consumers League and the Consumers League of New Jersey, 1920.

Harrity, Richard and Ralph G. Martin. Eleanor Roosevelt: Her Life in Pictures. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1958.

Jolles, Naomi. "Close-Up." New York Post 19 April 1945.

Juvenile Delinquency Evaluation Project. Three Residential Treatment Centers: Children's Village, Wiltwyck, Hawthorne. [New York]: 1958.

Kilgallen, Dorothy. "No Hero." NY Evening Journal 9 July 1935.

Knitzer, Jane. "Do Children Have a Future?" Readings June 1990.size>

Mills, James. "The War Against Children." Life 19 May 1972: 58-61.

"Mrs. Tulin, Kin of Rabbi Wise." Clipping with unspecified source, July 1935.

Nash, Rachel. "Justine Wise Polier: The Conscience of the Juvenile Court." Thesis. Harvard University, 1998.

New York Daily News 2 March 1926.

New York Journal 2 March 1926.

"Outspoken Foe of Discrimination." Jewish Exponent 15 April 1960.

Polier, Justine Wise, Luis Alvares, Vincent L. Broderick, Phyllis Harrison Ross, M.D., Robert C. Weaver. Corporal Punishment and School Suspensions: A Case Study. Metropolitan Applied Research Center, 1974.

Polier, Justine Wise and Edmund Murrow. "This I Believe," Radio. 1953. Transcript. Box 45, folder 564.

Polier, Justine Wise: Selected Articles

  • "A Day in Children's Court- As One Judge Sees It." Federal Probation 12 (Dec. 1948): 3-7.
  • "The Invisible Legal Rights of the Poor." Children 12 (Nov.-Dec. 1965): 215-220.
  • "The Jewish Commitment." The Jewish Echo, 12 Sept. 1958.
  • "Religion and Child Care Services." Social Service Review 30 (June 1956): 132-135.
  • "Social Work, Social Problems, and Community Values." Social Service Review 29 (Sept. 1955): 260-266.
  • "Wartime Needs of Children and Federal Responsibility." Federal Probation 8 (April-June 1944): 9-12.

Polier, Justine Wise: Selected Books

  • Back to What Woodshed? Public Affairs Pamphlet, No. 232, 1956.
  • Everybody's Children, Nobody's Child. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941.
  • Juvenile Justice in Double Jeopardy: The Distanced Community and Vengeful Retribution. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 1989.
  • The Rule of Law and the Role of Psychiatry. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1968.
  • A View from the Bench. New York: National Council on Crime and Delinquency, 1964.

Polier, Justine Wise: Selected Manuscripts, Letters, Speeches and Oral Histories from the Polier Papers

  • Address. American Jewish Congress Convention, Plenary Session. November 9, 1949, Box 45, folder 560.
  • Address. Temporary State Commission on Youth and Delinquency, DeWitt Clinton Hotel, Albany, New York. 5 October 1955. Box 45, folder 566.
  • "Basic Elements of Friendly Frontiers." Christ Church. October 14, 1952. Polier papers, box 45, folder 563.
  • "Deposition of Justine Wise, City of New Haven." 24 April 1926. Box 1, folder 15.
  • "Child Advocacy: What Is It? Why Is It Important? How Can It Be Implemented?" Eastern Regional Conference, C.W.L.A. Atlantic City, New Jersey. 25 April 1974. Polier papers box 47, folder 589.
  • "The Future of World Jewry." Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, New York City. March 16, 1957. Box 45, folder 568.
  • Letter to Hon. Jule Sugarman, Administrator. 6 July 1971. Box 21, folder 251.
  • "In Defense of Human Rights." Commencement address, Bryn Mawr. May 14, 1973. Polier papers box 47, folder 587.
  • Interview with Thomas F. Soapes. 14 September 1977. Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park, New York. Box 1, folder 2.
  • Oral History. Conducted by Columbia University , Butler Library, Oral History Research Office, 1982. Box 1, folder 3.
  • Oral History Interview with Dr. Ernest Goldstein, [1982]. Box 1, folder 3.
  • "Passaic." Ts undated. Box 1, folder 16.
  • "Prophetic Judaism: Fossil or Living Legacy?" Address at Brandeis University, 1959. Box 46, folder 570.
  • "Stephen Wise as I Knew Him." Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, New York City. 15 March 1974. Box 47, folder 589.
  • "Who are our Neighbors?" Congress Monthly April 1976. Box 48, folder 596.
  • "The World We Want to Live In—How to Achieve It." Howard University, 12 March 1947. Box 45, folder 558.
  • "Woman Lawyer in the Depression: An Oral History." Interview with Ann Fagan Ginger. The National Lawyers Guild Practitioner 39.4 (1982): 122-128. Box 1, folder 3.

Robbins, Jack. "Daily Close-up." New York Post 22 May 1975.

"Say Mrs. Tulin is to Lose Post." NY World Telegram 10 Sept. 1935.

U.S. News & World Report 9 Jan. 1959, 82-3.

Vorse, Mary Heaton. The Passaic Textile Strike. Passaic, New Jersey: General Relief Committee of Textile Strikers, 1927.

Voss, Carl Hermann. Rabbi and Minister. Cleveland, Ohio: The World Publishing Company, 1964.

Walker, Betty. "Why She Strives for Justice." Chicago Sun Times 11 Dec 1950.

Wilder v. Bernstein. 153 F.R.D. 524. United States Court of Appeals for The Second Circuit. 23 February 1995.

"Wiltwyck Names Judge Polier to Top Honorary Position." The Yorktowner, 17 July 1969.

Wise, Stephen. Stephen S. Wise: Servant of the People. Ed. Carl Hermann Voss. Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1969.

Wohler, Milly . "Judge Polier speaks on juvenile justice system..." Oregonian, 11 Sept 1975.

Woolf, Dorothy. "Justine Wise Tulin." Barnard College Alumnae 1 Oct 1935.

Archival Sources

American Jewish Historical Society. New York, NY.

Center for Law and Education, Boston, MA.

Citizens' Committee for Children, New York, NY.

Collections of the Municipal Archives of the City of New York.

Festinger, Trudy.

Shad Polier Memorial Library, American Jewish Congress. New York, NY.

Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park, NY.

Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University. Cambridge, MA.

United Press International. Washington, DC.

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