DescriptionAfrican-American sisters Aurora and Doris Alexander of Long Branch, New Jersey were born in 1920 and 1922 respectively. Their family encouraged their daughters to attain educations and pursue professional careers. Their oral recollections offer insights into lives of these pioneering African-American working women of New Jersey. Aurora died in 2010. Doris continues to reside in Long Branch, NJ in 2016 at the age of 94.