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WCC Board Adds New Members

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January
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1997
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AACHM Oral History: Shirley Beckley

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Shirley Beckley was born on July 30, 1942. She was raised by her mother on Wall St. and attended Jones School, Mack School, and Bach Schools in Ann Arbor. Shirley started as a housing manager for the Ann Arbor Housing Commission, later becoming housing director in Lansing and Muskegon. She reminisces about working at Jacobson’s, dances at the Dunbar Center, businesses on Fourth Avenue and Ann Streets, and tense racial incidents in the schools. Shirley continues to be deeply involved in social justice issues at the local level.

Curtis and Diana McKnight Morton in front of DeLong's Bar-B-Q Pit, 314 Detroit St, July 2001

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Ann Arbor News, July 24, 2001
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Curtis and Diana McKnight Morton are closing the doors to DeLong's Bar-B-Q Pit at 314 Detroit St.in Ann Arbor on Monday after 37 years in business.