Rosemary Spatafora was a teenager in 1967 and remembers fires nearby and hearing gun shots at the local Domestic Linen Supply. Later she read an article from the perspective of business owners that changed her perspective of the snipers.
In this interview, Kendall discusses growing up on Detroit’s Eastside and moving downtown after graduating high school. She also discusses why she left after the 1967 disturbance and how suburban life differed from living downtown.
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.
In this interview, Borrajo discusses racial tensions, life in Detroit in the sixties, the Arab-Israeli War, and how Arabs are portrayed in the media. He also describes the unrest of 1967 and what it was like to drive down Woodward, Grand River, and…