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AACHM Oral History: Diana McKnight-Morton

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 10:50am

Diana McKnight-MortonDiana McKnight-Morton was born in 1944 and grew up on West Kingsley Street in a racially mixed neighborhood. Her parents Robert and Adeline Thompson ran a successful carry-out restaurant, DeLong’s Bar-B-Q, on Detroit Street for 38 years. McKnight-Morton got her master’s in guidance and counseling from Eastern Michigan University and became a supervisor for Washtenaw County Employment and Training and Community Services. She has served as a member of the Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees since 1994.

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Second Baptist Church Boys Choir, December 1954 Photographer: Eck Stanger

Second Baptist Church Boys Choir, December 1954 image
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Ann Arbor News, December 25, 1954
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'JOY TO THE WORLD': Blending their voices in the reverent joy of a Christmas hymn is this group of Second Baptist boy singers. Shown (left to right) are John Morton, Theaodis Askew, Dion DeMerrill, Michael Jackson and George Carpenter.

Decorated Veteran Dies At 57

Decorated Veteran Dies At 57 image
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25
Month
October
Year
1971
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John and Lydia Morton from Ann Arbor Photographer: Larry E. Wright

John and Lydia Morton from Ann Arbor image
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Ann Arbor News, February 27, 1987
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Lydia Morton, shown here with her husband John, can trace her family's history in Ann Arbor to the early 1800s.

Victors Valiant

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4
Month
April
Year
1989
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Poised Seton Hall Gains Much In Loss

Poised Seton Hall Gains Much In Loss image
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4
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April
Year
1989
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