Cost

Charges for services provided by the Law Offices of Cobb and Weissbrodt.

Charges for services. 

Schmidt was charged $415.00 by the Law Offices of Cobb and Weissbrodt for their representation during the 1955 Hearings. $415.00 in 1954 would be equivalent to $3,663.00 in 2014. 

Regarding the Fund of the Republic study of security and loyalty proceedings.

The Fund for the Republic produced several studies regarding anticommunism and McCarthyism. Schmidt's lawyer, David Cobb, was approached by Bella Shwartz regarding a case study led by Adam Yarmolinsky for the Fund for the Republic. Cobb sent a letter asking Schmidt if she would consent to having her case examined by Shwartz for the study. Schmidt responded in the affirmative. 

To view the documents regarding the lawyer fees and the letters regarding the Fund of the Republic case studies, please click here. 

For more information about the Fund of the Republic case studies, click here.