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Collection Details


Collection Name: Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky Oral History
Repository Name: Kentucky Historical Society. Kentucky Oral History Commission [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
Material Formats: [3 documents with text] [4 documents with audio] [1 document with video]
Dates Spanned: 1995-
Description: The civil rights movement is the subject of a major statewide initiative to document, through oral history interviews, the struggle to end legal segregation in Kentucky between 1930 and 1975. The goal of the project is to provide an extensive base of primary resources from which to develop educational programming that will advance understanding of the history and legacy of the civil rights movement in Kentucky.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 176
Interviews: [8 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Human Rights; Politics
ASP Subjects: African Americans; Civil rights; Civil rights movements--Kentucky; Civil rights movements--United States; History; Kentucky; Local history; Oral history; United States
Collection Code: OHC0000253