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  • Scher, Dena; Revell, Yvonne (Marygrove College, 2015-06-09)
    Yvonne Revell was a Bennett College student, living at home, during the sit-in demonstrations at the Woolworth’s lunch counter which began on Feb. 1, 1960, Greensboro, NC. The interview recounts her student days at Bennett ...
  • Anagnostopoulos, Dorothea; Pehrson, Dorothea (Marygrove College, 2015-06-11)
    Dorothea Anagnostopoulos speaks about her home in Greece where she, her parents and two siblings lived in a small house without electricity and everyone slept in one bedroom. Her father came from a large family with 9 ...
  • Baker, Ge’Vonda Marrie; Baker, Joe Ann (Marygrove College, 2015-07-13)
    Joe Ann Baker grew up a small town in Eastman Georgia where she did not notice prejudices (white doll). But life was quite different when she moved north. After moving north she encountered racism and white flight in ...
  • Chou, Pao-yu; Scher, Dena (Marygrove College, 2015-07-13)
    Dr. Pao-yu Ching Chou was born in Beijing, China, the oldest of three children. Though of royal descent (Qing dynasty), her father grew up an impoverished orphan; her mother was a very wealthy member of the Han majority. ...
  • Byrd, LaDonna; Byrd, Karmen (Marygrove College, 2015-07-13)
    LaDonna Byrd is a single mother of five children living in Detroit, MI. This interview recounts her younger years living in Detroit and the difficulty of dealing with the early loss of her parents. Also, how moving back ...
  • Chung, Sally; Derrick, Karlee (Marygrove College, 2015-07-13)
    Sally Chung was born in Taipei, Taiwan. Her parents immigrated first and worked to bring Sally (age 3) and her siblings. She did not see her parents for nine years while she lived in Taiwan with her grandfather. When she ...
  • Turner, Ashley; Arnold, Keith (Marygrove College, 2015-07-13)
    Keith Arnold was born April 5, 1943. He was raised in Buffalo, New York. In this interview, Keith Arnold revisits living in the state of New York as a child and young adult. He recounts his experience as a child with his ...
  • Floyd, Edith; Monday, Cheyenne (Marygrove College, 2015-07-20)
    Edith Floyd is interviewed by her granddaughter and Marygrove student Cheyenne Monday about her experiences in the South and moving to Detroit in the 1960s. Ms. Floyd grew up on a farm in South Carolina with her parents ...
  • Echevaria, Mercedes; Scher, Dena (Marygrove College, 2015-07-20)
    Marygrove College professor Dena Scher interviews Mercedes Echevaria about her experiences coming to the United States from Cuba. Mercedes came to the United States via Mexico in 1968 when she was around ten years old with ...
  • Early, Maxine; Christian, Crystal (Marygrove College, 2015-07-20)
    Maxine Early is interviewed by Marygrove student Crystal Christian about her family's migration to Detroit in the early 1940s. Ms. Early's father moved to Detroit to find a job so he could support his family. About a year ...
  • Gary, Daisy; Washington, Danielle (Marygrove College, 2015-07-20)
  • Flemings, Patricia; Flemings, Amber (Marygrove College, 2015-07-20)
    Patricia Flemings recalls her life growing up in Detroit. She also recounts the history of her parents and grandparent migrations to Detroit. She compares the past Detroit, particularly before the riots, to modern day ...
  • Gaddy, Lenolia; McClendon, Sherry (Marygrove College, 2015-07-20)
    Migration to Detroit: Lenolia “Na-Na” Gaddy migrated to Detroit as a young girl. She recounts her life from her migration from Armory, Mississippi and the racial tension known there to the booming city of Detroit where ...
  • Foote, Sandra A.; Avant, Crystal (Marygrove College, 2015-07-20)
    Marygrove College student Crystal Avant interviews her mother, Sandra Foote, about her experiences moving to Detroit. Sandra Foote grew up in New Orleans and lived a sheltered life with a close-knit Creole community. Foote ...
  • Hudnall, Lula Bell; Hudnall, Gevonchai (Marygrove College, 2015-07-20)
    Lula Bell Hudnall was born July 7, 1931 in Blackwater, Mississippi. A recollection of the 1967 Riots, a long nursing career, and country girl living are discussed during this interview. Lula Bell was 27 years old when she ...
  • Douglas, Violet; Funk, Lisa (Marygrove College, 2015-07-20)
    Violet Douglas was born and raised as a blind child in Mecca, Indiana before getting married and relocating to Detroit, Michigan to look for work and a place to live. While raising her family through WWII and the depression, ...

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