The HistoryMakers Video Oral History Interview with The Honorable Lillian Burke

Municipal court judge The Honorable Lillian Burke (1917 – 2012) became the first African-American woman to sit on the bench in the State of Ohio, when she was appointed to the Cleveland Municipal Court in 1969. Burke was interviewed by The HistoryMakers® on June 17, 2004, in Cleveland, Ohio. This collection is comprised of the original video footage of the interview.