Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Brenton "Danny" Witherspoon

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Sat, 08/17/2002

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2002OH08.17

Witherspoon, a white student in Clay, Kentucky briefly recalls the incident when the National Guard allowed two black students entrance to the school The Webster County schools had no integrated buildings after this incident until 1963, when Mr. Witherspoon was at the consolidated Webster County School. His class (1965) was the first to graduate blacks at that school. Transcript available.

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