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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Audley Moore (Queen Mother Moore)
RLIN number: NXCP89-A20
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Black Women Oral History Project
Description: Childhood in New Iberia and New Orleans, Louisiana; work with black soldiers, World War I; move to Harlem, 1922; member of the Communist Party, 1933-1950: racism within the party, reapportioning of voting districts, picketing of white-owned businesses in Harlem, reasons for leaving party; work to Africanize blacks in the United States; help to black prisoners; trips to Africa; impressions of Marcus Garvey movement; need for education of blacks and research into black heritage; advice to black women; recollections of being arrested; experiences in Europe; impressions of many notable black leaders.
Extent: Transcript: 84 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 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Moore, Audley, 1898-
Speaker date of birth: 1898
Speaker occupation: Civil rights worker
Age at speaking: 80
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Gilkes, Cheryl Townsend
People discussed: Garvey, Marcus Moziah, Jr., 1887-1940; Marcus Moziah Garvey
Organizations discussed: Communist Party U.S.A.
Locations discussed: Africa; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Africa; Africa--Description and travel; African American women executives; African Americans--Civil rights; Civil rights workers--United States; Communism--United States; Communist Party U.S.A.; Garvey, Marcus Moziah, Jr., 1887-1940; Marcus Moziah Garvey; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Race relations--United States; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Back to Africa movement; Moore, Audley, 1898-; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1898-1951
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020698-16139