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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Thomas Samuel Hudson and Elberta Pugh-Hudson, December 18, 1999. Interview K-0283. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Organizing to take charge of rebuilding

Elberta Hudson describes how she and Thomas joined a community organization called Strengthening Our Communities, which aimed to take control of the compensation process. They joined in part because of a belief in the ability of local groups to meet local needs, in part to guard against fraud, but also to take their attention off of their own problems and focus them on helping others.

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Oral History Interview with Thomas Samuel Hudson and Elberta Pugh-Hudson, December 18, 1999. Interview K-0283. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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