Oral History

James Jenkins: Graystone Museum Founder

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This manuscript is the product of a tape recorded interview with James T. Jenkins conducted by Deborah Evans for the Burton Historical Collection of the Detroit Public Library on June 7, 1988. Deborah Evans transferred the tape and James T. Jenkins [1916-1994] edited the transcript. James T. Jenkins is the Founder and Director of the […]

Dan Dekuyper Interview

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Local musician Dan Dekuyper interviewed by his daughter Laurel Tinklenberg a student at College for Creative Studies in Detroit 14 February 2016 *Q, interviewer, A, interviewee Q: Hello, this is Laurel Tinklenberg for Detroit Sound Conservancy, and we’re here with Dan Dekuyper, a local musician on the blues scene in Detroit. And he’s been playing […]

Amy Elliott Bragg

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Amy Elliott Bragg, preservationist and writer, discusses her relationship to Detroit music, Preservation Detroit, and her favorite Detroit music venue.