‘A Tempest in a Teapot’

The Racial Politics of First Lady Lou Hoover’s Invitation of Jessie DePriest to a White House Tea

Video Interview: The DePriest Family Legacy

Oscar and Jessie DePriest’s great-grandson relates stories from their personal and political lives

Download the illustrated transcript of the full interview [pdf] →

Oscar DePriest, 1929. Library of Congress.