Item id93286 - Doretha Nichson Interview

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Doretha Nichson Interview


  • November 2000 (Creation)


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This interview with DOretha Nichson was conducted in November 2000. Ms. Nichson is a member of the board of directors of the Neighborhood Housing Services in the North Central Dade Area of Miami. She was born and raised in Overtown where her father and grandfather owned businesses. She is a graduate of the Hampton Institute, in Virginia, where she majored in Accounting. Ms. Nichson talks about life in a self-sufficient segregated African-American community and neighborhoods viewed as extension's of one's family.

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