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African American heritage of Campbellsville and Taylor Counties

Repository: Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Description (Extant): Thirty-two interviews with African American residents of Campbellsville, Taylor County, and Greensburg. Topics include race relations, racial discrimination, school integration, community life, schools, churches, teachers, and family history.

Those interviewed from Taylor County:

Douglas Allen, family grocery store owner;
Peggy Anderson, banker;
Ruth Anderson, senior citizen;
B. J. Brown, funeral director;
Joyce Dunlap, teacher;
Kenneth Fisher, teacher;
Clem Haskins, coach;
Yevette Haskins, class officer and valedictorian of her class at Durham High School;
George Hatcher, involved in civil rights legal issues;
Eddie Lee Hazelwood Jr., business;
Sharon Hoskins, banker;
Rev. Walter Johnson, pastor;
Phyllis Mattingly, teacher;
Helen McKay, class officer at Durham High School;
Helen Mills, historian;
Joseph Rowe, basketball, Durham High School;
Rev. Cory Shull, pastor;
Mildred Smith, historian;
Margaret Stewart, librarian/historian;
Jean Wickliffe, teacher;
Samuel Wickliffe, teacher/coach;
Mary C. Williams, Fruit of the Loom;
Frances Clinkscales, nurse, deceased
Fannie Ivery, teacher, deceased;
R.K. Ivery, teacher/coach, deceased;
and Harriet Penick, hair dresser, deceased.

Those from Green County:

Mary Cowherd, banker;
Jerry Cowherd, city council/business owner;
Margaret Gaddie, nurse;
Louis Henry, police officer;
Mildred Williams, housewife;
and Myrtle Winn, Historical Society

Access Copy Note: Copies of the interviews are also held at Campbellsville University, Taylor County Public Library, Green County Public Library, and Hiestand House,.

Digital Status: Born-digital

Extent: 32 digital audio files (36 compact discs)

Language: English

Interviewees: Douglas Allen, Peggy Anderson, Ruth Anderson, B. J. Brown, Joyce Dunlap, Kenneth Fisher, Clem Haskins, Yevette Haskins, George Hatcher, Eddie Lee Hazelwood Jr., Sharon Hoskins, Rev. Walter Johnson, Phyllis Mattingly, Helen McKay, Helen Mills, Joseph Rowe, Rev. Cory Shull, Mildred Smith, Margaret Stewart, Jean Wickliffe, Samuel Wickliffe, Mary C. Williams, Frances Clinkscales, Fannie Ivery, R. K. Ivery, Harriet Penick, Mary Cowherd, Jerry Cowherd, Margaret Gaddie, Louis Henry, Mildred Williams, Myrtle Winn

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


African American educators--Kentucky
African Americans--Education--Kentucky
African Americans--Kentucky
Kentucky--Race relations
Race discrimination--Kentucky
School integration--Kentucky


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