Browse Items (10 total)

  • Tags: Business Owners

Twitter_Profile_2.jpg
Rosemary Spatafora was a teenager in 1967 and remembers fires nearby and hearing gun shots at the local Domestic Linen Supply. Later she read an article from the perspective of business owners that changed her perspective of the snipers.

!Twitter_Profile_2.jpg
In this interview, Atchoo and Dickow discuss their recollections of the 1967 unrest as recent immigrants and as grocery store owners. Dickow owned Consumers’ Fruit Market which was on Blaine and Twelfth; his store was a mere block away from where…

!Twitter_Profile_2.jpg
Tarya Simo and her siblings were children whose mother owned a shop in 1967.

RomayaMaryImage.JPG
In this interview, Mary Romaya discusses growing up in Northwest Detroit with her Chaldean family. Romaya talks about her experiences before during and after the July 1967 events. Romaya additionally discusses her father’s supermarket business and…

!Twitter_Profile_2.jpg
In this interview, Vatsis discusses what it was like growing up in the Linwood area and leaving the city to move to Dearborn Heights. He recounts an encounter he had with a soldier during the incidents of ’67 and his thoughts on the future of the…

ZaineaJoe&GeorgeImage.JPG
In this interview, the Zaineas discuss their history owning and operating bowling alleys, including the various leagues they ran and the different clientele they had over the years. They tell of allowing police, firemen, National Guardsmen, and…

IMG_1165.JPG
In this interview, Acho discusses life as an immigrant in Detroit, as well as his extensive ties with Detroit's Chaldean community.

!Twitter_Profile_2.jpg
In this interview, Boscarino describes how he came to own his business in Detroit and his relationships with his (primarily black) customers. He tells of how his customers called him when the unrest started and assured him that they were protecting…

!Twitter_Profile_2.jpg
Eva Amine was 12 years old in July of 1967. She remembers her grandfather determination to keep his store open and provide food for the people of Detroit.
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-json, omeka-xml, rss2