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PSARA Oral 
Histories Project

PSARA members have a wealth of experience in their respective professions and communities as well as labor organizing, playing leading roles in social and environmental movements and witnessing.  For the last X years Angela Bartels has been collecting the oral histories of PSARA members.  Videos of these interviews and the written summary are provided here. 

Frankie Manning

Frankie Manning

"Before we integrated hospitals, the majority of Black people who died in the hospital died 

because the Black hospitals and wards were not well equipped..." 

Click here for Frankie Manning’s interview video and story.

Larry Gossett

Larry Gossett

A Story of the Great Migration North, Housing discrimination in Seattle and how Black Power Captured Larry Gossett’s Soul While in VISTA .

Bob Barnes

Bob Barnes

Swimming Against the Current:  making hard choices during the Vietnam War.

Frank Irigon

Frank Irigon Photo_ Assunta Ng, NW Asian

Mud on their hands: 

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