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Life Story: Dorothy Bolden (1924–2005)

Founder of the National Domestic Workers Union of America

The story of an organizer of domestic workers and a civil rights activist.

Dorothy Bolden

Lewis Boyd (photographer), Dorothy Bolden, 1971. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

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Dorothy Bolden Speaking with Reporters

Lewis Boyd (photographer), Dorothy Bolden speaking with reporters, National Conference of Mayors Meeting, 1971. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

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WORK, LABOR, AND ECONOMY; ACTIVISM AND SOCIAL CHANGE; DOMESTICITY AND FAMILY

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