Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Herbert Oldham

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Fri, 03/16/2001




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Herbert Oldham discusses his time teaching at Bowling Green High School during the integration of the school. He describes how the all black High Street High School suddenly closed and he was transferred along with several other black teachers to Bowling Green High School. Oldham recalls that his fellow teachers treated him with respect and there was not any issues regarding his race. He concludes his interview by discussing the various positions he served in several elementary and high schools after the integrating at Bowling Green High School.

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