10 black votes in the latest edition of the Oral History Project in Ann Arbor

Portraits of the 10 participants in the Living Oral History Project’s phase eight publication by the Ann Arbor District Library and the African American Cultural and Historical Museum of Washtenaw County. The drawings are by artist James Rocker from rockerdrawn.com.Ann Arbor County Library

ANN ARBOR, MI – Alma Wheeler Smith was born in 1941 and grew up during an era of segregation between Ann Arbor and Columbia, South Carolina.

She remembers the tragedy in Columbia that was a defining moment for her family when she was 2 years old.

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