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Kentucky history oral history project: Oliver Torch project

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

Collection Description (Extant): Oliver's, named for the Oliver family, was a village located in Clark County, Kentucky near Winchester. At one time it had a working distillery, mill, store houses, and homes. This project focuses on African Americans in this region during the early 20th century, specifically racial segregation and the process of integration. Topics include education, family, social life, traditions, and religion. Also discussed are the Great Depression, employment, and businesses owned by African Americans.

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: Collection Code OHKH; Series Code KH038

Extent: 10 interviews (8 hours of audiocassette recordings)

Finding Aid URL: http://libguides.uky.edu/content.php?pid=165117&sid=1484711 External Link

Language: English

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

Subjects:

African Americans--Civil rights--Kentucky
African Americans--Kentucky
Civil rights movements--Kentucky
Depressions--1929--United States
Segregation--Kentucky

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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