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Samuel Garner (1915- )

Mattie Garner

The interview begins with Samuel Garner. Mrs. Garner enters later. Both were born in Tennessee and moved to Detroit after they were married. Mr. Garner worked for the Packard Plant until he was drafted into the Army during World War II and Mrs. Garner worked at the plant during the war. Both were involved in the trouble at the Joseph Campau Church and the disagreement over the role of elders that resulted in a court trial. Most of the interview centers around their memories of the problem and their role in the resolution of the dispute. The file consists of three audiocassettes and both a verbatim and a summary transcript of the interview.

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