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Kentucky Historical Society

100 W. Broadway
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Phone: 502-564-1792

Repository URL: http://history.ky.gov/

Repository code: kyhi

Repository description (extant): KHS collects, preserves, conserves, interprets and shares information, memories and materials from Kentucky's past to assist those interested in exploring and preserving that heritage. This mission is served through:
* Museum collections, housing more than 120,000 artifacts
* Oral History collection, containing 8,000 oral history interviews
* Libraries and Special Collections housing more than 90,000 published works, 16,000 reels of microfilm, 200,000 historic photographs, 1,900 cubic feet of manuscripts and 2,000 maps.

Repository type: State Historical Society

Collections:

Frankfort's 'Craw' oral history project
Civil rights movement in Kentucky oral history project
School desegregation in western Kentucky oral history project
Lawrence W. Wetherby oral history project
School desegregation in Kentucky oral history project
Lyman T. Johnson oral history
African American heritage of Campbellsville and Taylor Counties
African American heritage in southern Hart County
The spirituals: an oral history
Segregation and civil rights in Paducah oral history project
Laurel County African American Heritage Center oral history project
African American heritage Ralph Bunche District oral history project
Lucille Caudill Little interviews
Living the Story
Civil rights movement in Kentucky: media oral history project
Blackey (Ky) oral history project
Jesse Grider interviews
Community memories: a glimpse of African American life in Frankfort, Ky. project
Mae Street Kidd oral history project
Second Presbyterian Church of Lexington oral history project
Folklife of the Kentucky River

 

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