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Williams, Wesley
Wesley Williams grew up in Detroit, but visited Rochester in the early 1950s to spend time with relatives as a “family treat.” He moved to Rochester in 1989. In this oral history, recorded at the OPC Senior Center on Feb. 19, 2010, Williams shares his memories about the farmland, the fourth of July at the municipal park, and a popular teenage hangout. Recorded by Rebecca Rivard. Run time 2:10.
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Posted on 12/09/2010
Strubler, David and Ann
David and Ann Strubler describe how they converted a centennial barn on their Oakland Township property into a unique Music and Art Barn to support and showcase local musicians and artists. David Strubler is a professor at Kettering University and Ann Strubler is a violinist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. David has lived in Rochester Hills for over five decades and graduated from Rochester High School. This oral history was recorded at the Strubler home on March 8, 2010. Recorded by Cornelia Pokrzywa. Run time 26:44.
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Posted on 12/15/2010
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