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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Milton Hinton
RLIN number: NXCP88-A65
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Jazz Project
Description: Family migration from Mississippi to Chicago; training as a violinist and bassist, interest in classical music; social conditions for black musicians in Chicago, 1920s and 1930s: segregation, black musicians' union, organized crime; emergence of new jazz style, late 1920s national tours with Cab Calloway; conditions in New York City and Chicago compared.
Extent: Transcript: 33 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1971 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hinton, Milt, 1910-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1910
Speaker occupation: Musician
Age at speaking: 61
Document date: 1971
Interviewer: Lax, John
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Segregation; African Americans--Social conditions; Jazz; Jazz musicians; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Hinton, Milt, 1910-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020221-15663