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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jessie Abbott
RLIN number: NXCP86-A1
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Black Women Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and schooling, Des Moines, Iowa; black athletic program, Tuskegee Institute, 1920s; coach Cleve L. Abbott; secretary to: Mrs. Booker T. Washington, 1926, Mrs. Jennie Moton, 1927-35; recollections of Mary McLeod Bethune.
Extent: Transcripts: 32 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Schlesinger Library for information. Original oral history held by: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Abbott, Jessie, 1897-1982
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1897
Speaker occupation: Secretary
Age at speaking: 80
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Thompson, A. Lillian
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Social conditions; Oral history; Secretaries
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abbott, Jessie, 1897-1982; Athletics
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016390-11833