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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Fay Bennet Watts
RLIN number: NXCP91-A1
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Helen Gahagan Douglas Project
Description: Executive Secretary of National Sharecroppers Fund, 1951; work with southern farmers, 1930s-1950s; National Advisory Committee on Farm Labor (NACFL), 1958; Helen Gahagan Douglas interest in migrant workers; NACFLs membership and activities: lobbies for protective legislation for farm workers, abolition of Public Law #78, 1966; NACFLs disbandment, 1966; other farm labor organizations; attitudes towards womens roles in social movements, 1950s versus 1970s.
Extent: Transcript: 42 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Bancroft Library for information. Original oral history held by: Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Watts, Fay Bennet
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker occupation: Lobbyist
Document date: 1976
Interviewer: Fry, Amelia R.
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agricultural laborers; Agricultural laws and legislation; Agriculture and politics; Lobbyists; Migrant agricultural laborers; Oral history; Women volunteers in social service
Topics discussed - Other terms: Douglas, Helen Gahagan, 1901-1980; Watts, Fay Bennet
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021234-16673