Sandra Blakely was born in Cleveland, Ohio. While she was attending Dillard University in New Orleans she came across a flyer asking for camp counselors to work at Camp Mueller over the summer. After she was hired, Sandra worked at Camp Mueller from the ages of 18-21. She discusses working with the children and keeping records on each child's behavior. Her experience as a camp counselor was positive and prepared her for her career in social work.
Blakely, Sandra (interviewee)
McGhee, Brandon (interviewer); Poke, Antoine (interviewer); Jordan, Stanley (interviewer)
Phillis Wheatley Association
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"Sandra Blakely Interview, 2010" (2010). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 110002.