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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Maida Springer Kemp
RLIN number: NXCP89-A41
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Black Women Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and family in Panama; move to New York, NY; Garvey movement; black boarding school in New Jersey; trade union career: International Ladies' Garment Workers Union organizer, educational and business committeewoman, 1930-50, New York Women's Trade Union League, labor travels to England, Africa, Sweden, 1950-70s; impressions of Tom Mboya, A. Philip Randolph, Lester Granger, Pauline Newman, Rose Schneiderman, Charlotte Adelman, Frank Crossthwait, Fania Cohn, others in labor movement.
Extent: Transcript: 101 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: Kemp, Maida Springer, 1910-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1910
Speaker occupation: Trade unionist
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Balanoff, Elizabeth
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American women; African Americans--History; Labor unions--Officials and employees; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Kemp, Maida Springer, 1910-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020931-16371