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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Era Bell Thompson
RLIN number: NXCP88-A151
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Black Women Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and family; racial discrimination; Morningside College, Iowa, 1933; interest in writing; editor EBONY magazine from 1947; trips to Africa; autobiography AMERICAN DAUGHTER, 1946 and AFRICA, LAND OF MY FATHERS, 1954.
Extent: Transcript: 46 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from Schlesinger Library. 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 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Thompson, Era Bell, 1905-1096
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1905
Speaker occupation: Author; Editor
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Greenlee, Marcia M.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Africa--Description and travel; African Americans--Civil rights; Authors; Journalism; North America; Oral history; United States; Women authors
Topics discussed - Other terms: Ebony (magazine); Thompson, Era Bell, 1905-1906
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019366-14809