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Reminiscences of Dorothy I. Height : oral history, 1976.

Creator: Height, Dorothy I. 1912-2010.
Project: Black women oral history project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 461 leaves. Tape 1 reel.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Social worker.

Scope and Contents

Childhood and education, Virginia, New York, N.Y.; affiliation with National Council of Negro Women, 1937-74; career with Young Women's Christian Association, interracial education, leadership training, 1938- ; Harlem in the 1930s and 40s; work on advisory committee on women in the Services, 1952-55; visiting professor, Delhi School of Social Work, India, 1952; civil rights work: school desegregation, War on Poverty, Head Start, voter registration in the South; women's organizations; travels in Latin America; International Women's Year Conference, 1975; impressions of Eleanor Roosevelt, Mary McLeod Bethune.


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