Found 3 collections related to African American judges

Metcalf, George R., 1914-2002
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 150
2 linear feet
Writer, New York State senator (1951-1965), former president of the National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing. Collection comprises research material for Metcalf's two books, BLACK PROFILES (13 biographies of prominent African Americans... more
Bolin, Jane M. (Jane Matilda), 1908-2007
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 83
.9 linear feet (1 1/2 archival boxes, 1 print box)
First black graduate of Yale University Law School. Bolin was appointed judge in the Domestic Relations Court of New York City (now Family Court) in 1939, making her the first African-American woman judge in the United States. Biographical... more
Stevens, Harold A., 1907-1990
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 605
The collection documents Stevens' advancement to the highest court in New York State and his contributions to the legal profession particularly his role as a founder of the National Center for State Courts (NCSC). Stevens' accomplishments are... more