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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Carolyn Reed
RLIN number: NXCP88-A134
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Adoption at seven: feelings about adoptive family, natural mother and great-aunt; childhood in South Carolina: school, employment of women, attitude towards housework, childhood ambitions; domestic employment: personal experiences, independence, satisfaction, problems of women workers, paternalism, value; formation of union, Household Technicians of America, Executive Director from 1970: organizing problems, relations with Service Employees' Union, picketing; Urban League; Presidents Kennedy and Carter on women workers; National Advisory Commission on Women; White House visits and employees there; household worker, circa 1965-1978, with Clayburgh family: reactions to political activity, contract, Jill Clayburgh.
Extent: Transcript: 51 leaves, Tape: 1 cassette
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Reed, Carolyn
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker occupation: Household worker; Union organizer
Document date: 1980
Interviewer: Sandlin, Martha
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Domestics; Labor unions--Officials and employees; North America; United States; United States--Social life and customs; Women--Employment
Topics discussed - Other terms: Children, Adopted; Reed, Carolyn; Servants--Legal status
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019181-14624