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Naomi Elizabeth Morris, November 11 and 16, 1982, and March 29, 1983. Interview B-0050.
A North Carolina Woman Describes Becoming a Lawyer and a Founding Member of the North Carolina Court of Appeals: Naomi Elizabeth Morris grew up in Wilson, North Carolina, during the 1920s and 1930s. After graduating from college in the early 1940s, she worked as a legal secretary before attending the School of Law at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. One of the only women to graduate with her class in 1955, Morris practiced law for twelve years before becoming one of the original judges to serve on the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
Interviewee: Naomi Elizabeth Morris    Interviewer: Pat Devine
Duration: 02:26:29     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 10 excerpts.