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Social Worker Lily Maung at Perry Nursery School, May 1955

Social Worker Lily Maung at Perry Nursery School, May 1955 image
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Ann Arbor News, April 30, 1955
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Burmese Social Worker: Miss Lily Maung enjoys working with two of her charges at Perry Nursery School. Miss Maung, a graduate of the University of Rangoon in Burma, is studying for a master's degree in social work at the University here.
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Legacies Project Oral History: Roberta Wright

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 9:17am

Roberta Hughes Wright was born in 1922 and grew up in Detroit. She attended Howard University at age 15 and completed her bachelor's degree at Wayne State University. During the course of her career she was an X-ray technician, teacher, school social worker, and probate attorney. She earned her PhD from the University of Michigan and a JD from Wayne State. After the passing of her first husband Wilbur B. Hughes II, she married Charles H. Wright, founder of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. She wrote several books, including an autobiography titled Reflections of My Life and Lay Down Body: Living History in African American Cemeteries. She passed away on April 2, 2019.

Roberta Hughes Wright was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2010 as part of the Legacies Project.

Portrait of Ann Hampton-Hawkins, February 1996

Portrait of Ann Hampton-Hawkins, February 1996 image
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Ann Arbor News, March 4, 1996
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Ann Hampton-Hawkins, executive director of the Ann Arbor Community Center, oversees a variety of activities, including substance abuse counseling, an after-school tutorial program, a summer day camp for youths and a senior adult program.

Ann Hampton-Hawkins, Director of the Ann Arbor Community Center, Helps Tutor Children at Northside Branch Community Center, November 1991

Ann Hampton-Hawkins, Director of the Ann Arbor Community Center, Helps Tutor Children at Northside Branch Community Center, November 1991 image
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Ann Arbor News, November 9, 1991
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Ann Hampton-Hawkins is the new executive director of the Ann Arbor Community Center. Here she listens to Shana Hunter, 7, count on her fingers at the after-school tutoring program at the northside branch of the Community Center.