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Madison County African American project

Repository: Eastern Kentucky University. Archives

Collection Description (Extant): The interviews in this project were completed between 1990 and 1994, mostly by Dr. A.G. Dunston, history faculty at Eastern Kentucky University. The University Archives was awarded a grant from the Kentucky Oral History Commission (KOHC) to transcribe 60 African American Oral Histories in our collections. As these transcripts are completed links to them will be added to this page.

Collection URL: http://www.library-old.eku.edu/new/content/archives/africanamerican.php External Link

Date(s): 1990-1994

Digital Status: Partial

Extent: transcripts; audio cassettes

Language: English

Related Archival Items: This archive also has a small NAACP collection, but it is mostly national publications. In addition, it has a set of about 5 photos showing a civil rights march on Main Street.

Interviewees: Dossie Acklin, J. T. Ballew, Robert Blythe, Kenneth Bomar, Allene Bomer, Albert Burton, Christine Cole, James Carr, Gloria Clark, Marian Tribble Curry, Marsha Dunn, Leora Franklin, Ernestine Freeman, John W. Freeman, Helen Frye, Lillian Gentry, Rev. A. C. Goodloe, Alice E. Harris, Elsie Noland Harris, Ethel Kennedy Hocker, Madge Reed Huguely, Howard Loveland, Tommye Merritt, Lucy Francis Munday, Florida Warren Noland, Helen Phelps, Dwight Spears, Margaret Spears, Kara Stone, Frances Harris Sweat, Fannie Catherine Taylor, Rev. Leonard B. Turpin, Joe Cecil Twine, Dan Walker, Jr., Jave Warren, Anna Williams Way, James S. Way

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American clergy--Kentucky
African Americans--Civil rights--Kentucky
African Americans--Kentucky
Kentucky--Race relations
School integration--Kentucky

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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