Philip Perlman papers
Philip Perlman was a prominent Maryland lawyer and political leader during the 1930s and 1940s who served as U.S. Solicitor General from 1947 to 1952. His papers consist of files relating to Baltimore mayoral, Maryland gubernatorial, and U.S. House and Senate elections; the creation of Maryland laws and legislation; Baltimore City Government; the Great Depression; Maryland and Baltimore political campaigns; presidential campaigns of 1932 and 1940; Assessment of Maryland Zoning Ordinances; the functioning and internal politics of the Democratic National Committee; construction of Clifton Park School; construction of the Baltimore Airport; decision to construct the Chesapeake Bay Bridge; the Fairway Company's negotiations with the government; United Railways and Electric Company legal issues; and Baltimore society. Significant correspondents include Baltimore Mayor Howard W. Jackson and Maryland Governor Albert C. Ritchie.
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