Oral Histories

Jeanne Brown

Jeanne Brown donates her oral history to the collection.

Like the other historical sources on this site, the oral history collection documents community resilience, civic engagement and neighborhood organizing, and urban development and redevelopment.  Participants in the oral history project were identified with the help of Peoplestown residents, the Peoplestown Revitalization Corporation, and Emmaus House.

Click on the links below to access the oral history transcripts in text and PDF:

William G. Baker Jr
Katheryn “Katie” Bates
Mimi (Sister Marie) Bodell
Amy Booth
Lou Ann Braxton
Silva Griggs Britt
Jeanne Brown
Johnnie R. Brown
Charlotte Cameron
Darrell Cameron
Mark Clark
Jehiah Cundiff
Pernell Davis
Clint Deveaux
Sam Dimon
Debbie Shields Erdmanczyk
Tom Erdmanczyk
Gene Ferguson
Austin Ford
Charles “Tony” Foster
Ann Fowler
Dennis Goldstein
Margaret Griggs
Mary Stuart Hall
Thea Nicole Hall
Stephanie Coble Hankins
Alexis Hauk
Asha Henson
Amos Ashanti Johnson
May Helen Johnson
Mary Kay Kohles-Baker
Alex Kotlowitz
Boyd Lewis
Rose Lewis
Kevin Lynch
Willie Ruth McClendon
Colin Maxey
Jenny Millkey
Reynard Monmouth
David Morath
Charlotta Norby
Laura Okonokhua
Alissa Pienkowski
Ray Quinnelly
Patricia Robinson
Lilia Romero
Emily Rowell
Patricia Royalty
Vandora Scott
Jessica Screen
Herman “Shack” Shackleford
Debra A. Metzgar Shew
Gregg Smith
Michaela J. Stanfield
Albert “Ned” Stone
Grace W. Stone
Susan W. Taylor
Megan Thieme
Fleming Thompson
Arlesia Tutman
Natalie Verlinich
Columbus Ward
Deedie W. Weems
Ryan Wilson

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