Legacy Series | Tooken Richardson Cade

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This channel includes video clips from Tooken Richardson Cade's oral history interview, in which she describes her experiences as a USO worker in Detroit during World War II.

Born in Michigan in 1924, Dolores “Tooken” Richardson Cade earned her nickname…


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This channel includes video clips from Tooken Richardson Cade's oral history interview, in which she describes her experiences as a USO worker in Detroit during World War II.

Born in Michigan in 1924, Dolores “Tooken” Richardson Cade earned her nickname while working the photo booth at the United Service Organizations (USO) in Detroit. She met a sailor who gave her a bracelet etched with the word “Tooken” to signify their engagement. They married in 1944 and moved to Georgia in the 1960s.

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