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Ralph Bunche Community Center oral history project

Repository: Western Kentucky University. Department of Library Special Collections

Collection Description (Extant): This collection consists of ten interviews done with African Americans who attended the Ralph Bunche School when it was still a segregated school in Glasgow, Kentucky. The interviews were conducted by Jessica Bonneau; Barry Kaufkins served as the faculty advisor on the project. Interviews were arranged alphabetically by the informant. The interviewees discuss the importance of the school in the African American community, the values taught at the facility, teachers and teaching, prejudice, segregation and integration, and general attitudes toward African Americans. Concurrently the interviews also reveal information about African American culture in Glasgow. The interviews are on CD's (compact discs).

Date(s): 2009

Digital Status: Born-digital

Extent: 1/2 box (11 folders, 21 items)

Finding Aid: Finding aid is available at repository.

Language: English

Interviewees: Emily Francis, Mildred Francis, Alma Glover, Thomas Grider, Jane Hayes, Charles Hunter, Mezetta Hunter, William Hunter, Jean Mansfield, Ester Shirley

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


African American educators--Kentucky
African American schools
African American students--Kentucky
African Americans--Civil rights--Kentucky
African Americans--Education--Kentucky
African Americans--Kentucky
Civil rights movements--Kentucky
School integration--Kentucky
Segregation in education--Kentucky


Sound recordings


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