Collections

Titlesort descending Description Subjects
1960 Presidential Election Oral History Project (Kentucky History Oral History Collection) This project focuses on the religious issues of the presidential election of 1960, specifically in Kentucky. Due to the spirit of anti-Catholicism as a result of the Ku Klux Klan's influence, John F. Kennedy lost the support of Kentucky. Baptists, Catholic Church, Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973, Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, Ku Klux Klan, Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994, Presidents--Election, Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944
1967 Open Housing Movement in Louisville, Kentucky Oral History Project (Kentucky History Oral History Collection) In this collection of interviews, interviewees discuss growing up in a segregated Louisville, the nature and extent of this segregation, the nature and palpability of race-based discrimination in Louisville juxtaposed against the more intense discrimination experienced in the Deep South, and black access to public accommodations and their quality. 1967 Open Housing Movement, Childhood, Civil rights movements, Ewing, Priscilla, Louisville (Ky.), Powers, Georgia Davis, 1923-, Race discrimination, Segregation
1970 University of Kentucky Student Protest Oral History Project (Charles T. Wethington University of Kentucky Oral History Collection) The complete collection record can be accessed on SPOKEdb, the Nunn Center's online collection catalog: http://kentuckyoralhistory.org/series/18721/1970-university-kentucky-student-protest-oral-history-project Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970, Student movements, Student movements--Kentucky--Lexington, Student protesters, student protests, University of Kentucky, University of Kentucky--History
50th Anniversary of the Capitol Floral Clock Interviewees discuss the history of the creation of the Capitol Floral Clock on the Kentucky Capitol grounds, as well as a general history of the landscaping of the Capitol. These interviews were undertaken as a part of the recognition of the 50th anniversary of the installation of the Capitol Floral Clock in partnership with the KY Division of Historic Properties. Garden Club of Kentucky, Gardening, Greenhouses, Kentucky--Politics & government, Tulips
A Generation Remembers The staff of the Owensboro \_Messenger-Inquirer\_ interviewed residents in the Owensboro area about their lives in the first half of this century. The interviews were collected to be excerpted in a special oral history series, "A Generation Remembers", published in 1986. 1937 Flood, Automobiles, Childbirth, Coal mines and mining, Curing (Preservation), Daviess County (Ky.), Depressions, Education
A Generation Remembers The staff of the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer interviewed residents in the Owensboro area about their lives in the first half of this century. The interviews were collected to be excerpted in a special oral history series, A Generation Remembers, published in 1986. 1937 Flood, Daviess County (Ky.), Depressions, Owensboro (Ky.), Tobacco, Transportation
A. B. "Happy" Chandler Oral History Collection (A. B. "Happy" Chandler Oral History Collection) Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, born in 1898 in Corydon, served in the Kentucky state senate (1929--1931), was lieutenant governor (1931--1935) and governor (1935--1939, 1955--1959) of Kentucky, was appointed United States senator in 1939 and elected for a second term in 1942, and was a major league baseball commissioner (1945--1951). , , A.B. Chandler, Athletes--United States, Baseball, Baseball commissioners, Baseball--Management, Baseball--United States, Governors--Kentucky, Legislators--United States
A. B. "Happy" Chandler: General Oral History Project (A. B. "Happy" Chandler Oral History Collection) This project includes miscellaneous interviews regarding the life and career of Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler. Politics and government
A. B. "Happy" Chandler: Political Career Oral History Project (A. B. "Happy" Chandler Oral History Collection) The complete collection record can be accessed on SPOKEdb, the Nunn Center's online collection catalog: http://kentuckyoralhistory.org/series/18785/b-happy-chandler-political-career-oral-history-project Athletes--United States, Athletics--United States, Baseball--Management, Baseball--United States, Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991, Governors--Kentucky, Kentucky. General Assembly. Senate, Legislators
Academic Health Centers Oral History Project These interviews document the history of academic health centers at the University of Arizona, Temple University, the University of Kentucky, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, State University of New York at Stony Brook, the University of Connecticut, the University of New Mexico, Norfolk Medical Center, the University of Florida, and Pennsylvania State University. Academic medical centers, Alabama, Albuquerque (N.M.), Arizona, Birmingham (Ala.), Connecticut, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Florida