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Helen Dennis Discusses Her Experiences as a Domestic Worker

Helen Dennis, Michael J. Dennis


Ninety-three years old Helen Dennis, discusses her experiences as a domestic worker with her grandson, filmmaker Michael J. Dennis. She spent over twenty-five years in this line of work and provides a personal account of the conditions of employment as well as the psychology of her former employers.


domestic worker, white employers, jewish, experience

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JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. ISSN: 1530-5686 (online).
Editors: Nkiru Nzegwu; Book Editor: Mary Dillard.

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