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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 External Link

Extent: 28 cassette tapes; 3 DAT tapes; 1 VHS; 18 transcripts

Language: English

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

Subjects:

African American churches--Kentucky
African Americans--Education--Kentucky
African Americans--Employment
African Americans--Kentucky
Civil rights movements--Kentucky
Congress of Racial Equality
Frankfort (Ky.)
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Negro leagues
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972
School integration--Kentucky
Segregation--Kentucky
Urban renewal

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts
Videorecordings

 

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