Detroit Journeys by Marygrove College


Detroit Journeys by Marygrove College


Marygrove College


Detroit Historical Society


Detroit Historical Society



Collection Items

Laretta Torrence, December 13th, 2009
In this interview, Laretta Torrence talks about her life and growing up in a Detroit neighborhood.

LaDonna Byrd, March 27th, 2008
In this interview, LaDonna Byrd recalls her encounters of living in the city. Byrd tells the stories of what life was like growing up in Detroit.

Violet Douglas, March 3rd, 2014
In this interview, Violet Douglas talks about the transition from growing up in a rural town to living an adult life in Detroit and raising a family.

Lenolia Gaddy, March 6th, 2014
In this interview, Lenolia Gaddy recalls how her and almost her entire family found themselves living in Detroit.

Keith Arnold, February 22nd, 2012
In this interview, Keith Arnold tells his story of growing up in Buffalo, until he found a deep love for Detroit. He eventually made the journey to the city, where he started and raised a family.

Earnest Stamps, April 8th, 2006
In this interview, Earnest Stamps talks about growing up in Detroit, where he watched his parents work and raise him. In doing so, Stamps was inspired to stay in the city and continue working in his community.

Patricia Flemings, March 8th, 2014
In this interview, Patricia Flemings shares the story of her life growing up in a Detroit neighborhood, as well as her transition into adulthood.

Sandra Foot, March 16th, 2006
In this interview, Sandra Foote talks about moving to Detroit at the age of five. While adjusting to the cultural differences, Foote also reflects on her memories of previously living in New Orleans.
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