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
Natalie Saxe is interviewed about her early education and political career. Ms. Saxe first became politically active during the 1947 mayoral campaign of Richardson Dilworth. Following the election, she describes the founding of the Committee for Philadelphia and her role within it. Ms. Saxe also worked for the School of Politics following the departure of Elise Bailen.
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.
- Natalie Saxe Oral History, July 23, 1974
- Politicians, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
- Saxe, Natalie
- Personal Names:
- Dilworth, Richardson, 1898-1974, Bailen, Elise
- Geographic Subject:
- Philadelphia (Pa.)
- Organization / Building:
- Committee for Philadelphia, The School for Politics
- Repository Collection:
- Walter Massey Phillips Oral Histories
- Oral Histories
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- Transcript Identifier:
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