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Oral history interview with Geraldine Roberts, Domestic Workers of America

Geraldine Roberts

Oral history interview with Geraldine Roberts, Domestic Workers of America

by Geraldine Roberts

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Published by Microfilming Corporation of America in Sanford, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Donna Van Raaphorst.
SeriesThe Twentieth century trade union woman ;, no. 30, New York Times oral history program
ContributionsVan Raaphorst, Donna L.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2478 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3211603M
LC Control Number83118667

It is recommended that this oral history be cited as follows: Edward V. Roberts, Oral History Interview, Conducted by Susan O'Hara, Regional Oral History Office, University of California at Berkeley, for the California State Archives State Government Oral History Program.   Interview by Megan Erickson. Today, middle-class women are urged to “lean in” to waged labor and break the glass ceiling, with the expectation that working-class women can be relied on to care for the children and wash the kitchen floor. The social upheaval caused by the entrance of large numbers of women into the workforce in the s has never really been reckoned with in the United.

DeVorkin: Dr. Roberts, I know that you were born in in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, but I would like to ask you a little more about your early home life, who your father and mother were, and your education. Roberts: Fine. My dad was from Ohio. He was a football coach and a star athlete, and in the early days a semi-pro baseball player. They just passed the hat around after the ball.   Oral Roberts ( –) Oral Roberts (born Janu ) is an American neo-Pentecostal Christian televangelist. He can be considered to be a part of the Charismatic movement. He was born in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma as Granville "Oral" Roberts, the fifth and youngest child of Rev. and Mrs. Ellis M. Roberts. His mother was 1/4 Cherokee.

  Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty by Dorothy Roberts This is a no-holds-barred response to the liberal and conservative retreat from an assertive, activist, and socially transformative civil rights agenda of recent years--using a black feminist lens and the issue of the impact of recent legislation, social policy, and welfare "reform" on black women's. View the profiles of people named Geraldine Roberts. Join Facebook to connect with Geraldine Roberts and others you may know. Facebook gives people the.


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Oral history interview with Geraldine Roberts, Domestic Workers of America () Between women: domestics and their employers, Judith Collins () Not one of the family: foreign domestic workers in Canada, Abigail Bakan () Telling memories among southern women: domestic workers and their employers in the segregated South, Susan Tucker ()5/5(8).

Unions often failed to support women workers. This was especially true for domestic workers, who usually were employed in private homes. InGeraldine Roberts, a resident of Cleveland, began organizing African-American women who worked as domestic servants.

As a result of Roberts's efforts, the Domestic Workers of America was chartered in. United Mine Workers of America (UMWA). This interview was marked restricted as of This interview is available in Catherwood Library on microfiche.

Box 1. Scholar/activist Nadasen (History/Barnard Coll.; Rethinking the Welfare Rights Movement,etc.) showcases the stories of African-American women who helped organize domestic workers from the s through the s.

Valuable for its recovery of a largely neglected piece of labor history, particularly one in which race, class, immigration, and gender intersect, this Author: Premilla Nadasen. Geraldine Roberts, a Cleveland, Ohio resident, began organizing African-American women working as domestic servants in In the s, many American women worked outside of the home.

These women faced a number of challenges. Unions often failed to support women workers. "Premilla Nadasen recounts in this powerful book a little-known history of organizing among African American household workers.

She uses the stories of a handful of women to illuminate the broader politics of labor, organizing, race, and gender in late 20th-century America.

At the crossroads of the emerging civil rights movement, a deindustrializing economy, a burgeoning women's movement, and 4/5(12). An oral history interview is not about the interviewer.

The focus should be on the interviewee and they should do most of the talking, with occasional questions from you to guide them in directions you think are the most productive.

As indicated above, in general, a life history interview should proceed chronologically. Since. Use the search bar on the upper right to retrieve: Moments in Diplomatic History, Fascinating Figures, Books and Publications and other material.

And don’t forget Poor Richard’s Podcasts. For an Advanced Search of transcripts of over oral histories, see below. For tips on how to combine search terms click here. Advanced Search: Use the box below to search oral history transcripts. The decades-long struggle for domestic worker protections, and for recognition of domestic workers’ basic dignity, is documented in Premilla Nadasen’s new book, Household Workers.

Workers, Organizers, Social Commentators Federal Records and African American History (SummerVol. 29, No. 2) By Phyllis Palmer The New Deal eagerness to collect data about the American people evoked a similarly passionate response from American citizens. They answered interviewers, filled out questionnaires, kept consumption records, mailed petitions, and wrote.

In his book America the Beautiful (), he wrote: "I believe it is a very good idea for physicians, scientists, engineers, and others trained to make decisions based on facts and empirical data to get involved in the political arena." Carson was the keynote speaker at the National Prayer Breakfast on February 7, Cokie Roberts Congressional Correspondent and.

Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana. Oral History Interviews Final Edited Transcripts. Aug J Office of the Historian. U.S. House of Representatives.

Washington, D.C. Nadasen writes about Geraldine Roberts who, following a divorce, was raising three children on her own and was a welfare recipient in the ss. Yet Nadasen’s book shows us how much domestic worker organizers have been doing throughout history to improve labor protections and build the civil rights movement.

Austrian immigrant and Holocaust survivor. Oral history interview by Robert Lederer. Transcript. View finding aid. Living U.S. Women's History (Oral History Project) linear ft., 51 audio and videotaped interviews with pioneering women's historians, including edited transcriptions. Roberts felt called to purchase a tent and take his evangelistic ministry to larger cities.

His first tent held 3, but he quickly exchanged it for a tent that h In July The Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association was established. - (AP) Evangelist Oral Roberts' former daughter-in-law describes her failed marriage to Richard Roberts as "a corporate marriage Christian style."In a book scheduled for release in July, Patti Roberts says the presence of Oral Roberts and his ministry was a major reason for the failure of her year marriage that ended in Neither Oral nor Richard Roberts could be reached.

Book Sources: Oral Histories Through her edited interviews with these women, Melissa Walker provides firsthand descriptions of the influence of modernization on ordinary people struggling through the agricultural depression of the s and s and its aftermath. Hard Times; An Oral History of the Great Depression by Studs Terkel.

Oral History Interview with Geraldine Ray, Septem Interview R Southern Oral History Program Collection (#) Roberts, James, b.

Focusing specifically on the Southern Summer School for Workers and the Black Mountain College Institute of the Textile Workers of America, Russell compares the role of faculty, the. Born inOral Roberts was the son of an itinerant preacher in the Pentecostal Holiness Church—“Holycostal Penniless,” kids in the church called it.

When Oral’s father was off preaching from town to town, sometimes the family would run out of money, and Oral and his mother would have to beg food from friends and neighbors.

Historical research on domestic servants has a long tradition. Research, however, has become more systematic from the s onwards thanks to social historians, historians focusing on the family, historical demographers and (particularly from the s) women's and gender historians.

Domestic violence in Kansas in is unmentioned, for example, in William Frank Zornow, Kansas, A History of the Jayhawk State (Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, ), and in Edgar Langsdorf, "The World War I Period," ch. 25 in v. 2 of Kansas, The First Century (New York, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc., ), John D.

Bright.Welcome to my website. I am Geraldine Roberts – Author and Historian. My critically acclaimed first book – The ANGEL and the CAD – tells the remarkable true story of Britain’s first ever celebrity couple.

Catherine was the richest heiress in Regency Britain her dashing husband was a notorious libertine. I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Oral Roberts University (Tulsa, OK). Interview. Completed application, HR contacted me to set-up interview, interviewed with potential supervisor, then interview with panel consisting of 5 potential coworkers.

Waited about another week and received offer via phone call.