[Posted on Aug 26, 2015 | 682 views]
Evelyn Stokes Wright, 76, of Hayes reflects on her childhood in Gloucester. Here, she is shown at her church, First Morning Star Baptist in Bena. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Evelyn Stokes Wright is shown at right at the Wagon Wheel with her friend Ernestine Timber Stokes and her first cousin and lifelong best friend Frances Washington Batts. Photo courtesy of Evelyn Stokes Wright
Evelyn Stokes Wright, second from left, poses with classmates at T.C. Walker School. They are, from left, Florene Cosby White, Delores Perrin Gayle, and Delores Driver
Evelyn Stokes Wright poses in the schoolyard at T.C. Walker School. Photo courtesy of Evelyn Stokes Wright
The Wagon Wheel, a dance hall on Route 17 at Ordinary, was the most popular place to be in Gloucester. It hosted a number of big-name performers. Photo courtesy of Evelyn Stokes Wright
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