Auntie-Grandma Jewel (sibling #7)

In the midst of the pandemic my family has been blessed with new life. I spoke with my Aunt Jewel about the experience of becoming a great-grandma during the outbreak. I thought I knew my aunt pretty well but this...

Family Interview about Desegregation

Conversation with grandmother about the integration of elementary school

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Lois Walker and Donna James

Lois Larsen Walker (73) talks to her daughter, Donna Walker James (48), about living in Alexandria. She recounts saving bricks from demolished buildings, fighting for school integration, and contributing to the community.

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William Robinson III and Dale Hutchens

Former student, Dale Hutchens (58) interviews his band director, William T. Robinson, III (74) about his career as a band director and his experience teaching students during the beginning of integration in Alabama.

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Mike Hamilton and Philip Hamilton

Michael Hamilton (82) talks with his son, Philip Hamilton (42). They talk about Michael's first and second marriages, their shared love of nature and birds, Philip's coming out, and the ways they have grown.

Interview with Eric

Eric Peterson speaks on growing up in Norfolk, VA, his family life, and his love for learning.

Edmond Boudreaux’s Experience with Integration

This interview was recorded in Oxford Mississippi on November 26. I interviewed Edmond Boudreaux who is my grandfather and was born in Georgiatown, South Carolina and now lives in Biloxi Mississippi. He talks about public bus integration and his first...

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Lee Mallah and Gloria Mallah

Gloria, 48, talks to her mother, Lee, 82 about growing up in a large Greek, Sephardic Jewish family in Indianapolis. Lee talks about her mother, siblings and husband. Lee has kept her mother's tradition of cooking and baking and talks...

Part 2: From India to the USA: My grandmother’s story

Second part of interview with my grandma, in which we discuss immigration in further detail, as well as her experiences teaching in Milwaukee during integration of public schools in the 1970s.

Intergrating the Houston Police Department

This interview is a just simple questions about what the Houston Police department was like in the past.

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Tricia Regan and Nina Porzucki

Tricia Regan talks to her friend, Nina Porzucki (33), about growing up in Canarsie, Brooklyn, becoming interested in photography and film, and making her first feature film, A Leap of Faith, about a group of parents creating an integrated school...

My Grandmother’s Experience with Segregation and Integration

In this interview, my grandmother discusses her experience with segregation and integration.

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Ron Pollack and Michael Wenger

Friends Mike Wegner (71) and Ron Pollack (69) talk about meeting as young white college students in New York, and their subsequent involvement in the Civil Rights movement, including the Freedom Summer. They talk about how it shaped the rest...

Jim Henry and Danielle Henry – Atlanta Sit In 1960

Jim Henry was a junior at Morehouse College in February 1960 when he participated in a sit-in with other black students in Atlanta.

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Karen Whitsett and Chris Jakob

Karen Whitsett (49) remembers her parents with her son, Chris Jakob (26). Karen talks about her childhood, family history, and the many sacrifices that her parents made for her. She discusses why Detroit holds a special place in her heart...