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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Hattie Simmons Kelly
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 in North Carolina, relationship with brothers and sisters, influence of parents; education at Tuskegee Institute: influence of teachers, 1911-1915; teacher in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina grade schools, 1915-27; observation of Dalton, Winnetka and other progressive schools; marriage to Frank West, 1927; teacher and principal of Children's House at Tuskegee Institute, 1927-44; graduate studies, New York University, 1944-45; Acting Dean Tuskegee School of Education, Dean of Women, 1945-62; marriage to Rev. Charles W. Kelly, 1956; church membership; association with Southern Vocational College; national and community organizations, awards and honors; impressions of Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver, others.
Extent: Transcript: 138 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 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Kelly, Hattie Simmons, 1896-1982
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1896
Speaker occupation: Educator
Age at speaking: 80
Document date: 1976
Interviewer: Thompson, A. Lillian
Organizations discussed: Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, AL
Locations discussed: Alabama; North America; Tuskegee, AL; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American women executives; African Americans--Education; Alabama; Education, Higher; Education, Primary; North America; Oral history; Teachers; Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, AL; Tuskegee, AL; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Kelly, Hattie Simmons, 1896-1982
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020936-16376