Monica Stuhlreyer, December 6th, 2016

Title

Monica Stuhlreyer, December 6th, 2016

Description

In this interview, Sister Stuhlreyer discusses her experiences during the events of 1967 as well as its lasting impact. She recollects looting, smoke, helicopters, tanks, and the soldiers that were stationed at Central High School where she was taking classes at the time. As part of her work, Stuhlreyer visited a women’s jail filled with young women who had been arrested for breaking the curfew. She also touches on the impact of the disturbances, the concerns that emerged about police brutality, and Marygrove College's successful effort to enroll 68 black students in 1968.

Publisher

Detroit Historical Society

Date

07/25/2017

Rights

Detroit Historical Society, Detroit MI

Format

Audio/Mp3

Language

en- US

Type

Oral History

Narrator/Interviewee's Name

Monica Stuhlreyer

Brief Biography

Sister Monica Stuhlreyer was born in 1939 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She moved to Detroit to attend Marygrove College from 1957-61, and joined the Immaculate Heart of Mary congregation in Monroe, Michigan thereafter. she currently resides in Monroe, Michigan.

Interviewer's Name

Celeste Goedert

Interview Place

Monroe, MI

Date

12/06/2017

Interview Length

00:19:32

Transcriptionist

Emma Maniere

Transcription Date

05/19/2017

Original Format

Audio

Duration

19min 32sec

Interviewer

Celeste Goedert

Interviewee

Monica Stuhlreyer

Location

Monroe, MI

Files

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Collection

Citation

“Monica Stuhlreyer, December 6th, 2016,” Detroit 1967 Online Archive, accessed December 15, 2017, http://detroit1967.detroithistorical.org/items/show/591.