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seeks to preserve stories from the Ypsilanti African American community. Members of this well-organized community lived through the Jim Crow era, fought racism during WWII, and led the local Civil Rights movement. Spanning several generations, these interviews illuminate eras of profound social change and offer an intimate look into the social, home, and political life of a historic Michigan...
Includes details on over 35,000 slaving voyages with name, age, gender, origin and place of embarkation for over 67,000 Africans aboard slave ships.
An extensive collection of oral history transcripts covering a variety of events, ethnic groups, and citizens of Holland, Michigan.
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