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DeMaurice Moses: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Moses, DeMaurice
Interviewer(s):
Rigelhaupt, Jess
Title:
DeMaurice Moses: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Dr. DeMaurice Moses was born in Washington, D.C. in 1933. He spent his childhood in Washington D.C., Harlem, and Queens. While living with his grandmother in Washington, D.C. during World War II, he got to know Dorothy Height, who lived upstairs from his grandmother, and other members of the “Black Cabinet.” He attended Yale University, Case Western Reserve University Medical School, and had long career as a physician in Puyallup, Washington. He discusses his family history, African American history, racism in the United States, and the long black freedom struggle.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce, Industry, and Labor
Interview date(s):
2012
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Rights:
Moses, DeMaurice. "DeMaurice Moses: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Jess Rigelhaupt in 2012. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2012.