Audrey Hinton and Diane Hinton Perry interview, 2017-08-17
Scope and Contents
In this interview, sisters Diane Hinton Perry and Audrey Hinton discuss hostility from white neighbors when their family bought a house on Farragut Street NW in 1953; white flight; switching schools after the Supreme Court ruled segregated schools unconstitutional; and businesses along 14th Street. They also describe their father's career as a physician, the discrimination he faced from the white medical establishment, and their own careers.
- Creation: 2017-08-17
Language of Materials
Biographical / Historical
Diane Hinton Perry and Audrey Hinton grew up near Logan Circle and then Sixteenth Street Heights. Both attended Park View Elementary before transferring to West Elementary, across the street from their home, after desegregation; then McFarland Junior High; and Roosevelt High School.
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