Re: “The Story of a Marriage” + 1950s + the Sunset?

11/09/18 - posted by Shirley Krohn

My family moved to 44th & Lincoln Way in 1945. Brand new very small house on a block with many older houses. Sometime in the early to mid 50's a black family moved in 2 doors down from us. They pretty much stayed to themselves, but my mother made a point of befriending them. She made them feel welcome and I remember feeling very proud of how she was so supportive. I went to Francis Scott Key as well as the Annex, and I don't remember seeing any people of color in those days.

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