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In this interview, Cunningham discusses growing up on the Eastside of Detroit and her experiences during the events of 1967. She also discusses race relations in Detroit and the changes in the city since the 1960’s.

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In this interview, Sims discusses what it was like to grow up and go to school on the east side and her memory of the ’43 race riots. She recounts how she traveled various places going to school and teaching for nursing as well as various aspects…

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In this interview Gerald Raines discusses his home life and education while growing up in Detroit, Michigan. He also details his observations during the first few days of the 1967 disturbances, including his time spent volunteering to assist the fire…

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In this interview, Cynthia discusses her neighborhood relationships growing up, where she and her family were during the unrest and her particular memories of it. She also compares the events of 1967 to the 1943 riots, as well as discusses how the…

Hortense Fields recalls her memories from the night of 67 as a senior at Cass Tech High School, driving down 12th street with her friends.

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In this interview Cheryl speaks of her upbringing in Detroit and her early years as a nurse at Detroit Receiving and Kirwood Hospital. She also recalls her time at nursing school and seeing the events of 1967 first hand.

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Judith Brown was a 23-year-old student at Wayne State in July 1967. She recalls her experiences living in the Jeffries Housing Project including interactions with the police and local businesses.
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