Oral history interview with Dorothy I. Height, 1976

 

Name
Height, Dorothy I. (Dorothy Irene), 1912-2010 (Interviewee)
Cowan, Paula (Interviewer)
Barnes, Betty (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Dorothy I. Height, 1976
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Dorothy I. Height, 1976
Abstract
Childhood and education, Virginia, New York, N.Y.; affiliation with National Council of Negro Women, 1937-1974; career with Young Women's Christian Association, interracial education, leadership training, 1938- ; Harlem in the 1930s and 1940s; work on advisory committee on women in the Services, 1952-1955; visiting professor, Delhi School of Social Work, India, 1952; civil rights work: school dese gregation, 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
Collection Name
Black women oral history project
Subjects
Social workers; African American women executives; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Civil rights; Women's rights; United States Politics and government 1945-1989; Height, Dorothy I. (Dorothy Irene), 1912-2010; National Council of Negro Women; Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1976
Note (Biographical)
Social worker
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by Paula Cowan, Betty Barnes.
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
6864721
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-3yr2-js06
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.