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This interview was conducted with Hazel Murray at her home on Columbia Street in Hudson, NY on June 16, 2015. Hazel Murray was born in South Carolina and moved to Hudson when she was 18 years old. She went to school to train as both a hair barber and a cook. She has run her own catering business in Hudson up until last year. Topics discussed include: Columbia Street; dog and horse races; her husband and son; her best friend; Shiloh Baptist Church; cooking and catering.
This interview maybe of interest to those researching: Entrepreneurs in Hudson; Columbia Street; dog races.
Eleanor Jewel Klufio is an African American woman, originally from Englewood, New Jersey, and currently residing in Brooklyn, NY. She is a dancer and choreographer as well a Dream Director with the Future Project where she helps students to transform school culture and live a life of passion and purpose. This is her first experience conducting oral history interviews.
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