Francis Heisler Papers

Accession Number: 
LP001036
Userestrict: 
Box 6 is CLOSED until several scrapbooks can be photocopied; in extremely bad condition, with brittle flaking yellow high-acid paper.
Extent: 
3.5 linear feet (5 MB, 1 SB)
Date: 
1936-1976

Francis Heisler practiced law, representing numerous labor unions, conscientious objectors and draft resisters, and handled many civil rights and civil liberties cases in both Chicago, IL and California. His papers reflect his legal career with primary emphasis on labor-related cases.

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