Carpe Diem: A Look at Woody Homes for Services

Host Chris Matthews examines a 100 year old african-american owned funeral home

A look at the history of the Woody Home for Services – This week on Carpe Diem
Airing on CARPE DIEM February 10-14, 2013.

Host, Chris Matthews, a faculty member in MSU’s Department of Anthropology, takes a closer look at the history of the Woody Home for Services, a 100 year old African-American owned funeral home in Orange, New Jersey.

Joining him to talk about the founding of Woody’s and its role as a prominent institution for African-Americans in Orange are Ida Woody, President of the Woody Home For Services; John S. Lee, the Manager; Sharon White Graddy, the Vice President; and Shelia Myricks, the Office Manager.

This episode was produced and hosted by MSU’s Department of Anthropology faculty member, Chris Matthews and directed by TVDM major, Tonya Moken.

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