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Newspaper Article About Justine Wise Polier

Newspaper Article About Justine Wise Polier
This newspaper article explains how Justine Wise Polier (Tulin) almost lost her position. When General Johnson, New York's "economic czar," announced that "welfare people" were "loafers" who belonged in jail, Polier denounced him. LaGuardia threatened that he would not renew her appointment. Polier refused to recant, and eventually the mayor relented, swearing her in as a permanent judge.
Institution: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University
Date / time
1935
Institution
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University

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