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Appalachia oral history project: civil rights project

Repository: University of Kentucky. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History

Collection Description (Extant): This project consists of interviews with Rev. Hugh Cowans and Julia Cowans concerning the civil right movements in Kentucky and the Appalachian Region. Topics discussed include the United Mine Workers, coal mining, strikes, racism, African American coal miners, African Americans' social and economic conditions, coal camps, company stores, Ku Klux Klan, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: Collection Code OHApp; Series Code App012

Extent: 2 interviews (3 hours in audiocassette format)

Finding Aid URL: http://libguides.uky.edu/content.php?pid=165117&sid=1480462 External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Rev. Hugh Cowans, Julia Cowans

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

Subjects:

African Americans--Appalachian Region
Civil rights movements--Kentucky
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Labor movement--Kentucky
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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