Browse shows on: Wardell Polk

Old Hastings Street Old Hastings Street (1989)
Guests: Dorothy DeMorcia, Wardell Polk, Siliva Williams, Lyman Woodard
Host: Trudy Gallant
Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:20
Description: This program from February 1989 crosses a range of categories as it explores the history of Detroit's black neighborhoods in the first half of the 20th century. Host Trudy Gallant discusses that history with a panel which includes two Detroiters who grew up in the Black Bottom/Paradise Valley area on the city's near east side, and the curator of a new exhibit about the period on display at the Detroit Historical Museum.
Black History 1989 (February 6, 1989)
Guests: Silvia Williams, Dorothy DeMorcia, Wardell Polk
Host: Trudy Gallant
Producer : James Jackson
Duration: 00:28:25
Description: This show is about the history of Detroit, as remembered by citizens Dorothy DeMorcia and Wardell Polk, and exhibited by the Detroit Historical Museum. Silvia Williams, curator of education for the Detroit historical department, is also a guest.