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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Earl Kenneth (Fatha) Hines
RLIN number: NXCP88-A66
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Jazz Project
Description: Early career, Pittsburgh; opportunities and conditions for black musicians in Chicago, 1920s: social status, race relations, organized crime; view of Local 208, Black Musicians' Union; growing popularity of jazz in the 1920s, influence of radio; living between Chicago and New York City, the two cities compared.
Extent: Transcript: 18 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: Hines, Earl, 1905-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1905
Speaker occupation: Musician
Age at speaking: 66
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: Hines, Earl, 1905-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020228-15670