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Borel, Daisy Elizabeth

In excerpts of her life story, Daisy Borel describes the sheltered self-suffiency of the African American community along Capital Avenue in down town Indianapolis of the 1930’s and 1940’s. When she returned to Indy from Tennessee with a BS in Nursing and a family she experienced the more subtle racial discrimination of the North.

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Betor, Gwen Althauser

Posted in: , Story by: August 14, 2013

In this excerpt of Gwen Althauser Betor’s life story we hear how she is a survivor with a love of life, family and the poetry of the Hoosier Poet, James Whitcomb Riley.

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