Iowa women of the Great Migration The maid narratives

University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives, Iowa City Public Library

Streaming video - 2020

Celebrate Women’s History Month and learn about the remarkable women who labored as domestic workers from the 1930s to 1950s and were interviewed for the book The Maid Narratives: Black Domestics and White Families in the Jim Crow South. The conversation includes 5 historians, social workers, and civil rights activists: Annie Pearl Stevenson is a civil rights activist and former domestic worker who was interviewed for The Maid Narratives. Charletta Sudduth, Ed.D., is co-author of The Maid Narratives and Early Childhood Consultant with the Waterloo Community Schools. David Jackson III, Ph.D., is co-author of The Maid Narratives and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the African American Studies Program at the University of Iowa. Katherine van ...Wormer is co-author of The Maid Narratives and Professor Emerita, Department of Social Work, University of Northern Iowa. Catherine Stewart, Professor, Department of History, Cornell College, is currently an Obermann Fellow-In-Residence, and working on a book, The New Maid: African American Women and Domestic Service During the New Deal. Sponsored by the Iowa Women's Archive and the Iowa City Public Library

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