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In this interview, Vanvlerah briefly discusses growing up on Detroit's west side. In July 1967 he was an engineer at the Delray Power Plant, where workers were called in to stay on premises for the duration of the disturbance.

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Paul Rentz had just graduated from high school and gotten a summer job in 1967. He remembers seeing the National Guardsmen and the destruction of the city.

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Henry B. Lick recalls memories of the actions of some officials and government presence in Detroit, July, 1967.

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John Kastner dropped his daughters off at summer camp, to return to a city on fire in July, 1967.
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