Laura Van Buren (African-American history interviews)

Laura Van Buren, born and raised in Springfield, attended Feitshans High School and Brown Business School before going to work for the Illinois Department of Transportation.

schs-logo-22In an interview for the Springfield African-American History Foundation series, Van Buren talks about  discrimination she faced while looking for a job, as well racism she witnessed growing up in Springfield in the 1920s and 1930s.

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