Barbara Baldinger

Title

Barbara Baldinger

Description

Barbara Baldinger had just finished her freshman year of high school and was a Red Cross volunteer at a Head Start program at St. Cecilia School near Grand River and Livernois in July 1967.

Creator

Barbara Baldinger

Publisher

Detroit Historical Society

Date

06/23/2015

Rights

Detroit Historical Society, Detroit, MI

Format

Text

Language

en-US

Type

Written Story

Text

1967 was my summer between 9th and 10th grade. I was a Red Cross volunteer at a Head Start program at St. Cecilia School, near Grand River and Livernois. We had a week off for the riots, On the following Monday, I was the only white person on the Grand River bus, going from Greenfield to Livernois. People seemed to look at me with sympathy or curiosity. Later in the week, we took the little students on a neighborhood walk and they said, "Hi, policeman!" to the remaining National Guard personnel, still stationed on the street corners. Life goes on…

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Submitter's Name

Barbara Baldinger

Submission Date

03/21/2015

Search Terms

St. Cecilia School, Red Cross, Livernois, National Guard

Files

Barbara Ann Baldinger, St. Mary of Redford Graduation,  1970 001.jpg

Collection

Citation

Barbara Baldinger, “Barbara Baldinger,” Detroit 1967 Online Archive, accessed May 25, 2019, https://detroit1967.detroithistorical.org/items/show/7.

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