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Description:

Albert A. Corbett was born in 1904 in Johnston County, N.C. In this interview he describes his childhood and family, his legal education at Wake Forest School of Law, his time as a Clerk of Court in Johnston County (beginning in 1926), and various cases in which he was involved. He tells about moving to Raleigh. in 1942 and working for the Office of Price Administration as chief investigator. He also shares memories about representing the Johnston County school board during integration. He concludes with thoughts about life as a lawyer including billing duties, attending seminars, and managing employees.

Link to Audio / Transcript:

http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/sohp/id/9891