Echoes Out of the Burton: Autobiographic Essays of Helen H. Gentry

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AuthorHouse, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 548 pages
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"This book consists of autobiographic essays of Helen H. Gentry, an African American octogenarian, and the genealogy of the Gentry family. Helen's essays are extracted from a 25 year personal and family collection of documents and photographs housed in the the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library. The subjects cover: family, social, economic life; political, civil rights, cultural activities; religious participation, continuing education and travel, recreation and skiing engagements."
 

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Contents

IN MEMORIAMTHE LIFE AND TIMES OF MARLA
34
HOW HUGH PARK DISTORTED HISTORY
52
A SAGADETROITPast and Present
74
DUKEand Family Home Goings
85
MOTHERS SERMONE C MORRIS ADDRESS 1 14
130
LIVING BLACK AND LOVING IT Pm
137
WORLD WAR IIINTO THE 1950s
143
FOR BETTER OR WORSTInto Americas Outback
151
CIVIL WRONGSIN THE CROSS FIRE
276
The l96s1970s Civil Rights Movement 86 the Red Files
298
Making a Difference
324
A HISTORY BUFFRELIGIOUS DEDICATIONS
344
SEEA Foreign Finale
364
A PLAYA lVIAYORA PARKA NEWS MEDIA
387
IN PRO PERSNAA Courtroom Fiasco 417
417
My World Travel SC Africa 426
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INTO THE WILD BLUE YONDERService to our Nation
177
FOUNDING OF THE JIM DANDY
184
SKIINGTHE DELIRIOUS BITING BLUE Part 2 220
220
TWO GREAT AUTOMOBILE STORIES
256
AMERICAS OUTBACKREVISTED
265
Helens Reflections SC Her Interview with a young African American Teaching in China 431
431
AT 80 PLUS YEARSLiving beyond the Bible 454
454
EPILGUEAn Earthly Ending
497
A Final Call
499
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About the author (2011)

HELEN H. GENTRY is a retired Detroit Public Schools World History Teacher, living in Detroit, Michigan. Helen's lifetime avocation has been writing unpublished essays, journals, letters, poems and plays. Many are included in her memoirs.

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