About this Collection
Water M. Phillips interviewed over 150 civic and political leaders on subjects related to Philadelphia city government and history between the late 1930s and the 1970s. Related collection: Walter M. Phillips, Sr. Papers (Acc. 527)
About this Interview
An interview with Edward G. Bauer, Jr., Philadelphia city solicitor. He answers questions about his experiences prior to becoming city solicitor for the Tate administration. He also gives his opinions on the Tate administration's effect on the city of Philadelphia.
Biographical / Historical Note
Walter M. Phillips, Sr. (1912-1985) was active in Philadelphia civic and political life for over thirty years. He worked and volunteered in a variety of city and regional organizations. After retiring, Phillips initiated an oral history project, interviewing in the 1970s many individuals with whom he had worked.
- Edward G. Bauer, Jr. Oral History, November 28, 1978
- Politicians, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
- Bauer, Edward G., Jr.
- Personal Names:
- Bauer, Edward G., Jr., Tate, James H. J. (James Hugh Joseph), 1910-1983
- Geographic Subject:
- Philadelphia (Pa.)
- Organization / Building:
- Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Philadelphia, Pa.)
- Repository Collection:
- Walter Massey Phillips Oral Histories
- Oral Histories
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- Transcript Identifier:
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