On This Day: African-American Life in Detroit
Photo courtesy of the Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University
On this day in 1980, George W. Crockett, Jr. is sworn in as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Crockett, an attorney and Democrat, was elected in a special contest to replace Charles C. Diggs, Jr. who resigned.
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