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
This is a continuation of the interview with Ms. Natalie Saxe on August 14th 1974. Ms. Saxe continues the interview by describing the way that Richardson Dilworth used television media in his campaign for Mayor of Philadelphia in 1955. She also discusses her role as executive assistant to the mayor during Dilworth's term.
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, September 18, 1974
- Politicians, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
- Saxe, Natalie
- Personal Names:
- Clark, Joseph S., Jr., Dilworth, Richardson, 1898-1974
- Geographic Subject:
- Philadelphia (Pa.)
- Repository Collection:
- Walter Massey Phillips Oral Histories
- Oral Histories
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- Transcript Identifier:
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