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Women in the federal government oral history project

Repository: Harvard University. Radcliffe Institute. Schlesinger Library

Collection Description (CRHP): This project contains oral histories of black women who broke racial barriers including Charlotte Moton Hubbard, who became deputy assistant secretary of state for public affairs in 1964; Eleanor L. Makel, who became one of the highest ranking black women in government during the Kennedy administration, and Bennetta B. Washington, who became director of the Women's Centers, of the Job Corps, Washington, D.C., in 1964.

Collection Description (Extant): Tapes and transcripts of oral histories and supporting documentation from the Women in the Federal Government Oral History Project, an oral history project of the Schlesinger Library.

Date(s): 1981-1983

Digital Status: No

Extent: 39 interviews

Finding Aid URL: http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu/oasis/deliver/deepLink?_collection=oasis&uniqueId=sch00981 External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Charlotte Moton Hubbard, Eleanor L. Makel, Bennetta B. Washington

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

Subjects:

African American doctors
African American educators
African American women--Employment
African American women--Political activity
Washington (D.C.)

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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