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Katie Harper Wright Oral History

Katie Harper Wright came to the University of Illinois at age 16 and enrolled in the school of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS). She experienced formal segregation at the university and was forced…

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Dan Perrino Oral History

Daniel Perrino began his studies at the U of I in 1940. He was active in ROTC and in a band. Daniel was at the Virginia Theater when Pearl Harbor was bombed. Along with a group of…

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