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Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site records collection

Repository: Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS; National Archives for Black Women's History

Collection Description (CRHP): This collection includes oral histories of the Mary McLeod Bethune family as well as a talk Dorothy Height gave on the March on Washington. It also includes an oral history of Dorothy Height and recordings of Black History Month events.

Collection Description (Extant): The records of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site, especially the historical material created by the organization, such as photographs, oral history interviews, and videos of programs.

Access Copy Note: The recordings are digitized in this collection.

Digital Status: Partial

Existing IDs: NABWH_057

Language: English

Interviewees: Dorothy Height

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American women civil rights workers
African American women--Societies and clubs
African Americans--Employment
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955
Height, Dorothy I. (Dorothy Irene), 1912-2010
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963
National Council of Negro Women
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965

Genres:

Interviews
Manuscripts
Photographs
Sound recordings
Transcripts
Videorecordings

 

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