Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Black Women Oral History Project records, 1976-1985  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. Black Women Oral History Project
Title
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Black Women Oral History Project records
Dates
1976-1985 (inclusive)
Quantity
4 cubic ft.; Box 1: Abbott--Ferebee Box 2: Fisher--Kellly Box 3: Kemp--Snowden Box 4: Stokes--Yarborough and Exibition Catalog.
Collection Number
3084
Summary
Interview transcripts of interviews with black women representing many interests and occupations--teachers, athletes, community leaders, artists, etc.--from around the country.
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Languages
English


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Accession No. 3084-001: Black Women Oral History Project records, 1976-1980Return to Top

4 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Interview transcripts, 1976-1980.

Transcripts are of 49 interviews with black women representing many interests and occupations--teachers, athletes, community leaders, artists, etc.--from around the country.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

No photocopying without permission from the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College. Permission also required to quote from any transcript for publication.

Acquisition Info: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, 1980-01-01

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Black Women Oral History Project records Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Black Women Oral History Project records

Accession No. 3084-013: Black Women Oral History Project records, 1977-1979Return to Top

1 transcript

Scope and Content: Interview transcripts, 1977-1979.

Transcripts of interviews with six black women, including Rosa Parks, the woman who began the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

No photocopying without permission from the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College. Permission also required to quote from any transcript for publication.

Acquisition Info: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, 1984-08-20

Description
Black Women Oral History Project records Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Black Women Oral History Project records

Accession No. 3084-014: Black Women Oral History Project records, 1984Return to Top

2 items.

Scope and Content: Exhibition catalog, covering letter, 1984.

Catalog from "Women of Courage : an exhibition of photographs". This travelling exhibition was based on the Black Women Oral History Project interviews and contains color portraits of the interviewees.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Retained by Radcliffe College and Judith Sedwick, photographer.

No photocopying without permission from the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College. Permission also required to quote from any transcript for publication.

Acquisition Info: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, 1984-12-19

Description
Black Women Oral History Project records Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Black Women Oral History Project records

Accession No. 3084-015: Black Women Oral History Project records, 1976-1978Return to Top

transcripts

Scope and Content: Interview transcripts, 1976-1978.

Transcripts of interviews with Esther Scott, a Mississippi singer, composer, and guitar player; and Dr. Ruth Temple, a Los Angeles physician.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

No photocopying without permission from the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College. Permission also required to quote from any transcript for publication.

Acquisition Info: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, 1986-11-10

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Black Women Oral History Project records Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Black Women Oral History Project records

Accession No. 3084-016: Black Women Oral History Project records, 1978Return to Top

1 transcript

Scope and Content: Interview transcript, 1978.

Transcripts of interview with Audley (Queen Mother) Moore of New York City. She was a member of the Communist Party 1930-1950, and has been a political and civil rights activist all her life.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

No photocopying without permission from the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College. Permission also required to quote from any transcript for publication.

Acquisition Info: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, 1987-02-03

Description
Black Women Oral History Project records Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Black Women Oral History Project records

Accession No. 3084-017: Black Women Oral History Project records, 1985Return to Top

1 transcript

Scope and Content: Interview transcript, 1985.

Transcripts of interview with Etta Moten Barnett, Broadway performer, concert singer and film actress. She appeared in such films as "Gold Diggers of 1933" and "Flying Down to Rio" and in the Broadway revival of "Porgy and Bess" in the 1940s.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

No photocopying without permission from the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College. Permission also required to quote from any transcript for publication.

Acquisition Info: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College

Description
Black Women Oral History Project records Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Black Women Oral History Project records

Accession No. 3084-018: Black Women Oral History Project records, 1978Return to Top

1 transcript

Scope and Content: Interview transcript, 1978.

Transcript of interview with Era Bell Thompson.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

No photocopying without permission from the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College. Permission also required to quote from any transcript for publication.

Acquisition Info: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, 1987-09-01

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Black Women Oral History Project records Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Black Women Oral History Project records

Accession No. 3084-019: Black Women Oral History Project records, 1977Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Interview transcript, 1977.

Transcript of interview with Muriel S. Snowden.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: All rights in the transcript, including copyright and the right to publish, are reserved to Muriel S. Snowden and to the Schlesinger Library.

Acquisition Info: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College

Description
Black Women Oral History Project records Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Black Women Oral History Project records

Accession No. 3084-020: Black Women Oral History Project records, 1977-1979Return to Top

vertical file(s)

Scope and Content: Interview transcripts, 1977-1979.

Transcripts of interviews with four women: Kathleen Redding Adams, member of an early prominent black family in Atlanta; Katherine Stewart Flippin, an educator who has worked extensively with atypical children including the brain damaged; Zelda Watson George, a scholar in the field of Negro music, and a sociologist and social worker; and Ellen Swepson Jackson, founder/director of Operation Exodus, an inner city busing program in Boston; she is currently a dean and director of affirmative action at Northeastern University.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

No photocopying without permission from the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College. Permission also required to quote from any transcript for publication.

Acquisition Info: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, 1989-10-17

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Black Women Oral History Project records Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Black Women Oral History Project records

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Adams, Kathleen Redding
  • Balanaff, Elizabeth
  • Banks, Gay
  • Bowens, Felicia
  • Chall, Malca
  • Cowan, Polly
  • Dammond, Ellen Craft
  • Danley, Theresa
  • De Bow, Peter
  • Duster, Alfreda
  • Ferebee, Dorothy
  • Fisher, Minnie
  • Flippin, Katherine Stewart
  • Franklin, Lucy
  • George, Zelda Watson
  • Gilkes, Cheryl
  • Greenlee, Marcia
  • Grose, William
  • Guinier, Genii
  • Harrison, Pleasant
  • Haynes, Maxine Pitter
  • Hill, Ruth
  • Jackson, Ellen Swepson
  • King, Marjorie Pitter
  • Landes, Bertha Knight, 1868-1943
  • Lindsay, Inabel
  • Long, Jefferson F
  • Moore, Audley local
  • Mottl, Tahi L
  • Parks, Rosa
  • Pitter, Edward A. (Edward Alexander), 1892-1976
  • Pitter, Margery Marian Allen
  • Roberts, Eleanor
  • Robinson, Dorothy R
  • Rothschild, Maurine
  • Scott, Esther Mae
  • Snowden, Muriel Sutherland, 1916-
  • Snowden, Otto Phillip
  • Tate, Merze
  • Temple, Ruth Janetta
  • Thompson, A. Lillian
  • Watson, Sandra
  • Williams, Addie
  • Corporate Names :
  • Freedom House (Boston, Mass.)
  • Garfield High School (Seattle, Wash.)
  • National Council of Negro Women
  • Radcliffe College
  • Radcliffe College. Schlesinger Library
  • Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. Center for Racial Justice
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Barnett, Etta Moten, 1902- (creator)
    • Thomson, Era Bell (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. Black Women Oral History Project (creator)