Life of CECIL F. POOLE First BLACK U.S. ATTORNEY & Notable CIVIL RIGHTS JURIST
CIVIL RIGHTS, LAW, AND THE FEDERAL COURTS: THE LIFE OF CECIL POOLE, 1914-1997.
An ORAL HISTORY transcribed from INTERVIEWS with Cecil Poole conducted by Carole Hicke in 1993.
Published by the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, as part of its Northern California U.S. District Court Oral History Series, 1997. Copyright The Regents of the University of California.
First Edition. This is copy number #22 as stated on the copyright page.
Hardcovers, blue cloth covered boards, gilt titling on the spine, 8.5x11 inches. Pagination , vii, 248 pages. Laid in is an information and order sheet printed on UC Berkeley letterhead dated January 1998. At that time copies could be ordered for $65 plus $4 shipping.
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True FIRST EDITION of this important work, published by the University of California, Berkeley in 1998.
About CECIL F. POOLE (from Wikipedia):
******Cecil Francis Poole, b.1914 d.1997, was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, and a United States Attorney for the Northern District of California. He was the first African American to serve as a United States Attorney (outside of the United States Virgin Islands), the first African American to serve as a Judge of the Northern District of California and the second African American to serve as a Judge of the Ninth Circuit.******
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