[Speech by Sarah T. Hughes on being a female lawyer]

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Typescript of undated speech by Sarah T. Hughes discussing her experiences and people's expectations of her as a woman in the legal profession while practicing in Dallas. She gives her views on different aspects of the legal profession, including specialization, civil and criminal practice, winning and losing cases, and her enjoyment of appellate work and research in preparing cases on appeal. Before concluding the speech, Ms. Hughes describes her enjoyment of political participation via the legal profession. She also expresses her interest in campaigning for public office and entering politics in the future.

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[4] p. ; 36 x 22 cm.

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Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985 [1928..1930].

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Typescript of undated speech by Sarah T. Hughes discussing her experiences and people's expectations of her as a woman in the legal profession while practicing in Dallas. She gives her views on different aspects of the legal profession, including specialization, civil and criminal practice, winning and losing cases, and her enjoyment of appellate work and research in preparing cases on appeal. Before concluding the speech, Ms. Hughes describes her enjoyment of political participation via the legal profession. She also expresses her interest in campaigning for public office and entering politics in the future.

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[4] p. ; 36 x 22 cm.

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Judge Sarah T. Hughes Collection

Selection of letters and telegrams regarding Judge Hughes administering the presidential oath of office to Lyndon B. Johnson after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and regarding her nomination for United States District Judge.

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  • [1928..1930]

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  • 1928 - 1930

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  • Aug. 25, 2013, 9:19 p.m.

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Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985. [Speech by Sarah T. Hughes on being a female lawyer], text, [1928..1930]; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177455/: accessed December 2, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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