Sam Moore

Sam Moore


Sam Moore was born April 1, 1932. He was raised in a small town outside of Texarkana, TX. In this interview, Sam Moore revisits living in poverty during his childhood which led to his migration to Detroit. He also recounts living in poverty in Detroit as a result of migrating to the region during the turn over (when automotive plants lay workers off for two weeks).

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  • Date Interviewed: Thursday, 06 March 2008
  • Interviewer: Keena Arrington


Migration within U.S.

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Marygrove Archives ARC-SP 0100 File #18


Example of proper citation/attribution:

Arrington, K. (Interviewer) & Moore, S. (Interviewee). (2008). Sam Moore: 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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