Ann Arbor News, May 5, 1985
CONCERT TIME: Planners for and participants in the Willis Patterson "Our Own Thing" Chorale concert are from left: Herb Ellis, James Neal, Shirley Oliver, Richard Blake, Jan Collins-Eaglin and Patricia Thomas. The concert is scheduled for Sunday at 7 p.m. in Bethel AME Church, 900 Plum St. Donations will be accepted.
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Barbara Meadows was born October 1, 1933, in Albion, Michigan, and spent her childhood in Inkster, Michigan, before moving to Ann Arbor in her youth. She attended Talladega College in Alabama, followed by Smith College, where she earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work. Ms. Meadows worked in the University of Michigan Neuropsychiatric Institute and worked for several years in the Ann Arbor Public Schools. She has been a leader or founder of several community-based organizations and served on numerous boards including the University Musical Society Board, Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, Washtenaw Community College, and the Peace Neighborhood Center. She was appointed to Ann Arbor’s Human Relations Committee in the 1960s.