Bruce Street Oral Histories: Allene Harper

Allene Harper being interviewed at the Bruce Street School.

As part of ongoing efforts to preserve the history of the Bruce Street School, DeKalb County’s first Black public school, we have worked with community members to record a series of oral histories from former students. The first of these interviews comes from Ms. Allene Harper, who still lives in Lithonia today:

You can learn more about the Bruce Street project here, and follow the release of more of the oral history videos on our YouTube page.