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In this interview, Williams describes her childhood growing up in a primarily Catholic, all-white neighborhood. She gives stories of her first interactions with African Americans and Civil Rights members, and how the interactions shaped her world…

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In this interview, Pattinson discusses growing up in various Detroit neighborhoods, his family, and race relations in the city before and after the events of 1967.

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In this interview, Kendall discusses growing up on Detroit’s Eastside and moving downtown after graduating high school. She also discusses why she left after the 1967 disturbance and how suburban life differed from living downtown.

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Quick remembers driving several Sisters from a summer home in Canada back to the East Side of Detroit on the Sunday the unrest broke out. At the border, she was greeted by a “chaos” and a strong police presence. As a student at Marygrove, she…

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In this interview, Rosalind Naebers discusses what she experienced during July 1967.

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In this interview, Margaret Sweeney recalled living and working in Detroit. She talked about the leadership of her parish wanting to include the African American community.

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In this interview, sister Sferrella explains her experience of the 1967 unrest in Detroit. She was shocked to see a tank rolling down ordinary streets in Detroit. She also explained the problem with Detroit police verbally abusing her African…

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In this interview, Sister Oswald explained her personal experience during 1967 unrest while she was stationed at Star of the Sea covenant in Grosse Pointe and her communications with other convents in Detroit.

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In this interview, Ms. McBeth discusses the events of July 1967.

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Markel discusses her experience of the unrest, which she refers to as a riot but concedes may also be categorized as an “uprising.” After being dropped off on the Marygrove campus in July 1967, her brother drove out of the city as quickly as…

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In this interview Sister Leddy explained her encounter with police officers, who were trying to stop the looting.

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In this interview, Arthur Bryant discusses his impressions of growing up in Detroit. He shares his experiences during the events of July 1967.

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In this interview, Carole Hall shares memories of growing up in Detroit, and of the events of 1943 and 1967 in the city. She was a teacher at Northwestern High School and was very focused on improving the lives of her students. After the summer of…

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In this interview, Holland discusses her impressions of the events of July 1967.
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