Reel 47 Supreme Court 1912, 1916-1917

Brandeis' activities on the national scene, when he was known as "The People's Attorney," are documented here by clipping scrapbooks continued from the previous reel. There are also clippings concerning his Supreme Court nomination and confirmation. The remainder of reel 47 consists of general correspondence from 1916 and 1917; congratulatory in nature at first and then more general, with requests for information, speech invitations, and comments of national problems. Correspondents include Herbert Croly, Charles F. Amidon, Herbert White and Norman H. White, Felix Frankfurter, Harold Laski, Norman Hapgood and Herbert Hoover. (Boxes SC 1-3d,2,3-1/2b)