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Oral History


This oral history interview with Doris Davis was conducted by Travis Davis at her home in Mobile, Alabama. She describes her experiences growing up in Mobile, including attending Murphy High School in the early 1970s, not long after schools integrated. She discusses a variety of topics relating to Black history in Mobile, and her own personal experiences and sources of joy such as gardening. Ms. Davis discusses and reflects on some of the complexities of the history of racism and integration in Mobile—particularly relating to schools and neighborhoods.

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