LaDonna Byrd


LaDonna Byrd is a single mother of five children living in Detroit, MI. This interview recounts her younger years living in Detroit and the difficulty of dealing with the early loss of her parents. Also, how moving back to Detroit, Michigan from a safer Burlington, Vermont has changed her life.

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  • Date Interviewed: Thursday, 27 March 2008
  • Interviewer: Karmen Byrd


Migration within U.S.

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Marygrove Archives ARC-SP 0100 File #16


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Byrd, K. (Interviewer) & Byrd, L. (Interviewee). (2008). LaDonna Byrd: Migration within the U.S. [Interview transcript]. Retrieved from the Novak Archive at Marygrove College:

Detroit Journeys Collection

Detroit Journeys Collection

The Detroit Journeys Collection features interviews focusing on the experiences of individuals migrating within the U.S. or from outside the U.S. to Detroit, Michigan.

Experiences Collection

Experiences Collection

The Experiences Collection features two sections. The first section includes interviews with women from Bennett College who participated in the Woolworth's Lunch Counter civil rights demonstration in Greensboro, North Carolina. The second section includes interviews with migrant workers from Homestead, Florida.

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