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Manuscript Collection No. 772
Justine Wise Polier, daughter of Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, was a lawyer, domestic relations court judge in New York City, author, referee for the State Department of Labor, officer in the Womens Trade League, active in the International Judicial Association, NY Conference on Unemployment Insurance, Child Adoption Board and the Free Synagogue. Her husband, Shad Polier was a lawyer and civil rights activist. Both were active and served in the American Jewish Congress.
Collection includes 10 and 12 inch phonograph recordings of radio interviews and addresses of Justine Wise Polier and Shad Polier covering subjects of civil rights, foreign affairs, social work, adoption, and legal matters. There is also one recording of Stephen S. Wise accepting an award in March 1949. Span dates for the Polier recordings are 1948-1964.
Terms of Access and Use
The Shad and Justine Wise Polier Phonograph Record Collection are open to all users. The original manuscript collection is available in the Barrows-Loebelson Reading Room of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.
Property and Literary Rights
Trudy Festinger, by the act of donating the Shad and Justine Wise Polier Phonograph Record Collection to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by Trudy Festinger and their heirs. Literary rights may also be retained by specific creators of materials.
Questions concerning rights should be addressed to the Executive Director of the American Jewish Archives. For more information see the American Jewish Archives copyright information webpage.
The Shad and Justine Wise Polier Phonograph Record Collection include compact discs. See CD-557 to CD-571.
Footnotes and bibliographic references should refer to the Shad and Justine Wise Polier Phonograph Record Collection and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-772. Shad and Justine Wise Polier Phonograph Record Collection. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Shad and Justine Wise Polier Phonograph Record Collection were received from Trudy Festinger, New York, New York, in 2008.
Processed by American Jewish Archives staff.
No further accruals are expected to this collection.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the AJA's online catalog.
Polier, Justine Wise -- 1903-1987
Polier, Shad -- 1906-1976
Wise, Stephen Samuel -- 1874-1949