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The Resource Oral history interview with Rita Singer ..., by Malca Chall

Oral history interview with Rita Singer ..., by Malca Chall

Label
Oral history interview with Rita Singer ..., 1991
Title
Oral history interview with Rita Singer ...
Statement of responsibility
by Malca Chall
Inclusive dates
1991
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Singer discusses her law school experience in the 1930s as one of very few women; people in the Bureau of Indian Affairs including John Collier, William Brophy, Phileo Nash and handling Indian claims litigation in Alaska; World WarII and Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman; Department of Interior issues and people including Harold Ickes, Stewart Udall, Cecil Andrus; the Bureau of Reclamation and the 160-acre limit, power and electrical utility law, water issues, the Westlands contract; the state of California Department of Water Resources and Ronald Robie
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available in the California State Archives.
Biographical or historical data
Rita Singer had a long-term career with the federal government as an attorney in the Department of Agriculture from 1942-1944, specializing in tasks for the Forest Service and the Farm Security Administration; as assistant regional solicitor in Sacramento, California for the Department of the Interior from 1948-1977, working primarily with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Bureau of Reclamation. From 1977 to the present, Ms. Singer has served as a staff attorney in the Department of Water Resources for the state of California
Cataloging source
CSA
Form designation
oral history transcript
Location of originals duplicates
  • The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
  • California State University, Sacramento.
  • California State University, Fullerton. Library. Oral History Program.
  • Honold Library for the Associated Colleges, Claremont, California.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Label
Oral history interview with Rita Singer ..., by Malca Chall
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
iii, 152 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28733909
  • ucoclc28733909
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
Label
Oral history interview with Rita Singer ..., by Malca Chall
Publication
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
iii, 152 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28733909
  • ucoclc28733909
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.

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