Tag Archive: 1960’s

Loomer, Delores Mary

The Detroit of Dolores Loomer’s childhood was beautiful, but then her family’s home was robbed, the neighborhood changed and the riots of the late 1960’s began.  

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Smith, Paul Francis

Posted in: , Story by: December 6, 2013

Paul Smith grew up in a Navy family. In the 1960’s when he was a teenager they moved from Athens, Georgia to Monterey, California. Paul talks about the challenge of fitting in and learning to be true to himself.

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McGee-Lockhart, Olivia Jacquelin

In this excerpt of her life story we hear Olivia McGee-Lockhart tell about working at the Fall Creek Y during her college years in the early 1960’s. At meetings of ┬áThe Intercollegiate Club she met different kinds of people, learned about the civil rights movement, the NAACP Youth Counsel, and the challenges facing African Americans in a changing world.  

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