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Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky Oral History Frankfort, Kentucky, United States. 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. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [8 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Kentucky Historical Society Oral History Collection Frankfort, Kentucky, United States. The commission’s collection of over 8,000 interviews is available to the public at the Kentucky History Center, Kentucky Historical Society, in Frankfort. Cataloged by county or by project, the interviews contain the irreplaceable recollections of Kentuckians from all walks of life. General community histories with elderly residents provide unique information on life in Kentucky during the early twentieth century, while over sixty special projects on topics such as tobacco, quilting, the Civilian Conservation Corps, and Vietnam Veterans offer a more in-depth look at various aspects of Kentucky history. Interviews conducted for the award-winning Ohio River Portrait project are included in this collection and complement a series of photographs housed in the special collections department of the Kentucky Historical Society. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]