The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Community memories: a glimpse of African American life in Frankfort, Ky. project
Repository: Kentucky Historical Society
Collection Description (CRHP): This collection significantly address the civil rights movement including integration, Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech in Frankfort, school desegregation, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).
Collection Description (Extant): The Community Memories Oral History Project explores African American life in Frankfort and Franklin County and was conducted in conjunction with the earlier photographic project collecting family photographs of the members of this community. The main topics discussed in the oral history interviews are the Black neighborhoods, schools, churches, and occupations of the people who made up this close-knit community.
Collection URL: http://www.kyhistory.com:2010/collections/aafra.php
Extent: 28 cassette tapes; 3 DAT tapes; 1 VHS; 18 transcripts
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American churches--Kentucky
Civil rights movements--Kentucky
Congress of Racial Equality
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972