qThis 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.qOur maintenance maid stole my cheap Timex watch off my dresser. We were taken ... My watch registered 6:45 a.m. as our DC 10 landed in darkness. ... I could not afford an automatic transmission automobile and was using a manual shift car.
|Title||:||Echoes Out of the Burton|
|Author||:||Helen H. Gentry|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2011-11|