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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Dorothy West
RLIN number: NXCP87-A193
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Black Women Oral History Project
Description: Family background, childhood; Harlem Renaissance; Langston Hughes, Carl Van Vechten; attempt to make a movie in Soviet Union, 1935; reflections on black society.
Extent: Transcript: 75 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Original oral history held by: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: West, Dorothy, 1907-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1907
Speaker occupation: Author
Age at speaking: 71
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Guinier, Genie
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American authors; African American women authors; African Americans--Social conditions; African Americans--Social life and customs; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: West, Dorothy
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017859-13302