Lula Bell Hudnall


Lula Bell Hudnall was born July 7, 1931 in Blackwater, Mississippi. A recollection of the 1967 Riots, a long nursing career, and country girl living are discussed during this interview. Lula Bell was 27 years old when she left Detroit and she came here for work. When her parents died a cousin took her and her brother in a raised them like they were hers. Her sister had moved up to Detroit already and she was looking for more opportunity/p>

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  • Date Interviewed: Friday, 12 October 2012
  • Interviewer: Gevonchai Hudnall


Migration within U.S.

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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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