Violet Douglas was born and raised as a blind child in Mecca, Indiana before getting married and relocating to Detroit, Michigan to look for work and a place to live. While raising her family through WWII and the depression, she held jobs at Kresges, Woolworths, an airplane factory, and Michigan Book Bindery. They needed small women to work in the military aircraft. She compares the difference between farm life and city life.
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- Date Interviewed: Monday, 03 March 2014
- Interviewer: Lisa Funk
Marygrove Archives ARC-SP 0100 File #37
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Funk, L. (Interviewer) & Douglas, V. (Interviewee). (2014). Violet Douglas: Migration within the U.S. [Interview transcript]. Retrieved from the Novak Archive at Marygrove College: https://www.marygrove.edu/detroit-journeys