The HistoryMakers video oral history with Leah "Dookie" Chase.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (4 video files (1 hr., 46 min., 45 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Chase, Leah -- Interviews.
Chase, Leah.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Leah "Dookie" Chase
Leah "Dookie" Chase
Other authors / contributors:Chase, Leah, interviewee.
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Stearns, Scott, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded New Orleans, Louisiana 2002 November 15.
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Summary:Chef and culinary professor Leah Chase was born January 6, 1923, in New Orleans. She was known as the "Queen of Creole Cuisine," Chase attended St. Mary's Academy in 1937. In 1945, Chase married musician Edgar "Dooky" Chase, whose parents owned the Dooky Chase Restaurant. Chase helped developing the restaurant's atmosphere and earned a reputation as a Creole chef. The restaurant was known for its food and African American art. Some of Chase's many awards include a 1997 New Orleans Times Picayune Loving Cup Award; the Weiss Award from the National Conference of Christians and Jews; and the Outstanding Woman Award from the National Council of Negro Women. She was on the board of the Arts Council of New Orleans; and the New Orleans Urban League. Chase made guest appearances on televised cooking programs, and worked as a visiting culinary professor at Nichols State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana.

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