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Bolden, Dorothy



  • Existence: 1923-

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dorothy Bolden oral history interview, June 29, 1990

Identifier: BoldenD_19900629_P1990-05
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Duane Stewart.
Dates: June 29, 1990

Dorothy Bolden oral history interview, August 31, 1995

Identifier: L1995-12-03
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Christine Lutz: Bolden discusses her background—childhood in the African American community in Atlanta during the Great Depression, her faith, marriage, and children. She also talks about the effects of World War II on her family—loss of all male relatives. She discusses racial violence during the 1950s and 1960s. Regarding inter-racial episodes Bolden states, “They [whites] did some awful things to you, you know, to make you want to fight them.” An important aspect of Bolden’s...
Dates: August 31, 1995

National Domestic Workers Union (U.S.) records

Identifier: L1979-24
Abstract: The collection consists of records of the United Domestic Workers Union (U.S) from 1965-1979. The correspondence (1965-1979) reflects Bolden's efforts in organizing the Union and includes such correspondents as Julian Bond, Senator Sam Nunn, Senator Herman Talmadge, Allen Williams, Andrew Young, and other Georgia and national political figures. The subject files (1967-1979) cover a myriad of topics illustrating the Union's involvement in the Black community, the Manpower Program, the Career...
Dates: 1965-1979