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David Addison Blake Sr (1887-1970)

 

David A. Blake, Sr
David A. Blake, Sr.

Rev. Blake Resigns Post As Supervisor

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10
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October
Year
1951
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Rev. David Blake Succumbs At 82

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5
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January
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1970
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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.

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9
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September
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1984
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U Days Unhappy - Black Alumni

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30
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October
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1978
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