Sandra A. Foote


Marygrove College student Crystal Avant interviews her mother, Sandra Foote, about her experiences moving to Detroit. Sandra Foote grew up in New Orleans and lived a sheltered life with a close-knit Creole community. Foote did not feel much racial prejudice until she moved to Detroit. Foote moved to Detroit with her mother when she was five years old.

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  • Date Interviewed: Monday, 13 March 2006
  • Interviewer: Crystal Avant


Migration within U.S.

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Marygrove Archives ARC-SP 0100 File #3


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Avant, C. (Interviewer) & Foote, S. (Interviewee). (2006). Sandra Foote: 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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