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Reminiscences of Carolyn Reed : oral history, 1980.

Creator: Reed, Carolyn.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 51 leaves. Tape: 1 cassette.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Household worker, union organizer.

Scope and Contents

Adoption at seven: feelings about adoptive family, natural mother and great-aunt; childhood in South Carolina: school, employment of women, attitude towards housework, childhood ambitions; domestic employment: personal experiences, independence, satisfaction, problems of women workers, paternalism, value; formation of union, Household Technicians of America, Executive Director from 1970: organizing problems, relations with Service Employees' Union, picketing; Urban League; Presidents Kennedy and Carter on women workers; National Advisory Commission on Women; White House visits and employees there; household worker, circa 1965-1978, with Clayburgh family: reactions to political activity, contract, Jill Clayburgh.


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