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In this interview, Sydney Raine is interviewed by Kern Jackson in Mobile, Alabama. Mr. Raine describes growing up in Crosstown, but his mother having a home Down the Bay; later, in the 1970s, he and his wife Ursell bought property Down the Bay and built a house there. He describes some of his family history relating to Down the Bay, and then shares his experiences in higher education and then the US Air Force. He shares thoughts on the boundaries of Down the Bay, and moves into talking about employment opportunities and student programs becoming available through Airbus. Mr. Raine also discusses some of the wider history of Mobile, especially around Davis Avenue, including integration and civil rights.

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