Documenting the life and career of Leonard Braithwaite (b. 1923), a Toronto- area lawyer and the first African-Canadian elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario (1963-1975). Interview topics include: World War II; University of Toronto; Harvard Business School; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; M.P.P., Liberal; value of legal education in politics. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes four audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews and a transcript with index (137 p.).
Date Started: 29/05/1989
Status: Please contact Osgoode Society for more information