Teresa Wiltz, 2014 May 9
Teresa Wiltz was born to African American parents in Washington, D.C. She was raised in Staten Island, New York and Atlanta, Georgia. Wiltz received a B.A. in playwriting from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire and worked as a journalist for the Washington Post and Chicago Tribune.
Scope and Contents
In the interview, Wiltz discusses her African, Creole, European, and Native American ancestry; parents' experiences growing up during segregation in the South; and connections to New Orleans, Louisiana, where her father was raised. Interview conducted by Jennifer Scott.
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Access to the interview is available onsite at the Brooklyn Historical Society's Othmer Library. The Brooklyn Historical Society does not have permission to license oral history audio recordings or transcripts to third parties.