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Hastings Alumni Mag-Fall 2012

{Onde A lAMoryOWernOWHOressie tHMP, t iGAGOstinrsAMeLane onMcAllisterMichael Snyder ’68,sixty yeMA sHAres His MeMOries Here I tower in the spring 2012 issue of UC Hastings.was very happy to learn more about McAllister My father worked on the 18th floor as an agent of the irs in the late 1940s and 1950s. We lived in Oakland, and i sometimes went to work with him to hang out and explore the city. His office was in a suite, or maybe one of the apartments. As a young boy, i assumed that offices routinely had bathtubs in the restrooms, as my father’s did. the entry was a revolving door, which fasci- nated me, and the elevators went very fast and had Ar y r have been a bar or nightclub in the basement, as l i c l ihere mustBt no interior doors, which could be scary. there was a room known as the Burma room. Once uB P i saw drawings in a jungle motif in a basement O hallway, which must have led to that room. n c i s che south side of Golden Gate AvenueAt between leavenworth and Hyde had offices of n f r Hollywood studios and theatrical-related busi- A the sidewalk. One day, as my dad and i were walk- r y c e n t e r , s nesses, which made for an interesting walk down ing to his car, we had to use a temporary walkway around construction at 198 McAllister street. i O asked my dad what was being built. He said a law i s t H school, and, “someday, you may go there.” i had O We Want to Hear From You! never thought about going to law school until 10 n c i s cyears later, and then it finally happened. UC Hastings welcomes your letters, feedback, and A n f r recollections. Please address correspondence to A communications@uchastings.edu. s 4 fAll 2012


Hastings Alumni Mag-Fall 2012
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