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Guide to the Hermina Dumont Huiswoud Papers and Photographs
||Huiswoud, Hermina Dumont
||Hermina Dumont Huiswoud Papers and Photographs
||Hermina ("Hermie") Dumont Huiswoud (1905-1998), was born in British Guiana (now Guyana),
and migrated to New York in 1919. In 1926 she married Otto Eduard Huiswoud (1893-1961),
born in Dutch Guiana (now Surinam) and a charter member of the Communist Party of
the United States of America, with whom Hermina was also active in international communist
activities, eventually settling in Amsterdam in 1949. The collection contains correspondence
and a manuscript regarding Otto Huiswoud, letters from Langston Hughes, published
and unpublished writings, personalia, and photographs.
||1.25 linear feet in 1 record carton and 5 folders.
|Language of Materials note:
||Materials are in English and Dutch