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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Margaret Cardozo Holmes and Elizabeth Cardozo Barker
RLIN number: NXCP88-A61
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Black Women Oral History Project
Description: Influence of aunt, Meta Warrick Fuller, and grandmother Emma Warrick, on career; growth of Cardozo Sisters beauty shop, Washington, D.C., during 1930s; Quaker clientele; hair treating methods for Negroes; beauty product research, 1940s and 50s; impressions of Paul Robeson.
Extent: Transcript: 15 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: Holmes, Margaret Cardozo, 1898-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1898
Speaker occupation: Cosmetologist
Age at speaking: 79
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Greenlee, Marcia M.
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American women executives; Hairdressing of Blacks; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Barker, Elizabeth Cardozo; Beauty culture; Beauty operators; Holmes, Margaret Cardozo, 1898-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020175-15617