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District 7 - Mattie Dorsey

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30
Month
July
Year
1972
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AACHM Oral History: Nelson Freeman

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 1:29pm

Please take a moment to take our Living Oral History Survey and let us know what you learned.

Nelson Freeman was born in 1939 and grew up in Ypsilanti. He remembers being one of the few black children at his elementary school and the transition to high school with white friends. He also recalls how his father made sure local African American children had a night of their own at the local rollerskating rink, where he became one of the best skaters, and other social and business activities in town. Mr. Freeman spent time in the Navy and had a long career as a dental technician.

Bequest to be Used to Expand Museum

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Parent Issue
Day
9
Month
May
Year
1989
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Ypsilanti Museum to Restore Portraits

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Parent Issue
Day
20
Month
April
Year
1983
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Taking a Step Back in Time

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Parent Issue
Day
21
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August
Year
1994
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Museum's Aglow with Festive Show

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Day
5
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December
Year
1994
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AACHM Oral History: Dorothy Wilson

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:16pm

Please take a moment to take our Living Oral History Survey and let us know what you learned.

Dorothy Wilson was born November 28, 1911, in Mount Vernon, New York. She grew up in New York, where she also met her husband, living for several years in Brooklyn. She became a Licensed Practical Nurse and worked at the Brooklyn State Hospital. After her husband’s death she retired and moved, in 1972, to Ypsilanti to be near her family where she became active in volunteer work for Church Women United through Brown Chapel AME Church in Ypsilanti, the Beyer Hospital Auxiliary, and the Ypsilanti Historical Society.

Schrepper, Irene Stuart

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Parent Issue
Day
10
Month
July
Year
1989
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