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Krueger-Scott is the largest collection of oral history interviews conducted with African-American residents of Newark who came to the city during the Great Migration, as well as those whose local roots stretch back generations. The faculty, staff and graduate students at Rutgers University-Newark who have worked on the collection in collaboration with local cultural institutions are proud to have helped preserve, archive, and make public these remarkable oral narratives that describe an as yet unwritten history of twentieth century African-American life.

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Sample Oral Histories

Richard Cooke standing in dark suit and tie
Richard Cooke
Photo by Bill May
portrait of Martha Gaynor
Martha Gaynor
Photo by Bill May
portrait of E. Alma Flagg
E. Alma Flagg
Photo by Bill May
portrait of Annie Rose Johnston
Annie Rose Johnston
Photo by Bill May
portrait of Owen Wilkerson
Owen Wilkinson
Photo by Bill May

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