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In this interview, Cullen discusses how she felt with cultural norms in her all girls, Catholic school, and also when her family moved to Grosse Isle. She could see a lot of the unrest from outside her window because her house was close to…

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In this interview, Sharp discusses what it was like to grow up and attend various elementary schools in Detroit. She recounts in detail her memory of staying with her grandmother during the uprising of 1967 and what it was like to see the National…

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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…

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In this interview, Locke discusses working his work at the Detroit Police Department during 1967. He also describes the tension between government and the department, along with frustration between citizens and the Detroit Police Department. Locke…

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Minte Washington was 11 years old the summer of 1967 and remembers scenes from her neighborhood.

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Darlene Simonds remembers 1967 as a young pregnant bride. She recalls names and locations of multiple impacted furniture, grocery, and fashion storefronts in the area.

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In this interview, Giles discusses her experiences as an 11 year old living on 14th Street near the origin of the unrest in July 1967. She and her family were evacuated by the National Guard and stayed with relatives. Her father saved a…

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Jeri Bartolotta recalls her childhood memories of her father spending nearly the entire week at his store on Linwood, near the epicenter of the riots.
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