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In this interview, Wilson discusses moving to Detroit from West Virginia. He enjoyed growing up in a working neighborhood. He then moved to discussing the chaos of the civil disturbance on 1967. He provides examples of how the National Guard…

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Tyrone Cunningham and his brother went to see the destruction on 12th Street when they heard about the unrest.

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Venita Thompkins was 4 years old in July of 1967. She remembers seeing fires on her street and being nervous about the presence of troops and tanks and the energy of the 12th Street and Virginia Park neighborhood.

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In this interview, Walter and Wallace Crawford discuss growing up in Detroit and their experiences during the 1967 disturbance.
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