AACHM

African American Cultural & Historical Museum

In Their Own Words –
AACHM Living Oral History Project
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These video interviews (along with a full transcript) tell what local African-Americans witnessed, experienced, and contributed to building the community we share today. Topics include race; gender; education; equality; faith; housing; employment; community building activities; and social infrastructure providing a spectrum of perspectives. Click here, or on the photo for the video interviews.
This project is in partnership with the Ann Arbor District Library made possible in part by the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
In Their Own Words – Voices from the Past
A.P. Marshall African American Oral Histories
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40 years ago, Historian and EMU Professor A.P. Marshall interviewed dozens of leaders in Ypsilanti’s African American community, seeking to preserve the stories and struggles of a generation who lived through the Great Depression, WWII, and the Civil Rights movement.The online archive features the recording with a full transcript, annotations and photographs. Click here, or on the photo for the online archives.
This project is in partnership with the Ypsilanti District Library. and made possible in part by the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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