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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Catherine Cardozo Lewis
RLIN number: NXCP88-A169
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Black Women Oral History Project
Description: Childhood in Washington, D.C.; influence of family background and education; husband's educational background and career; involvement in union, cooperative, and volunteer movements in Washington, DC during 1930s and 1940s; general manager Cardozo Sisters Hairstylists, 1949-65; thoughts on feminist and black power movements.
Extent: Transcript: 20 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 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Lewis, Catherine Cardozo, 1904-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1904
Speaker occupation: Businesswoman
Age at speaking: 76
Document date: 1980
Interviewer: Greenlee, Marcia M.
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American women executives; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Social conditions; District of Columbia; Feminism; Hairdressing of Blacks; North America; Oral history; Race relations--United States; United States; Washington (D.C.)--Social life and customs
Topics discussed - Other terms: Lewis, Catherine Cardozo, 1904-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019557-15000