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Interview with Jea P. Street, Sr., 2018 November 8


Scope and Contents

Jea Street, Sr., is a Wilmington native who grew up attending NAACP meetings with his mother. Street eventually joined the NAACP himself at the age of 12. Street was 15 in 1968, and remembers the days after Martin Luther King, Jr.'s death in Wilmington, the National Guard, and the aftermath of 1968 in Delaware.

Interview conducted by TAHIRA (interviewer) and David Kim (notetaker). Additional notes by Rebecca Johnson Melvin.


  • Creation: 2018 November 8

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