Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Howard Wren & Maurice Linton

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Sat, 08/10/2002




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Howard Wren, a white student, graduated from Russellville High School in 1952. He taught in Lewisburg (Logan County), Davies County, and in Russellville. He discusses his youth and interaction with African Americans in Russellville and the newly integrated schools in the late 1950s. Maurice "Buddy" Linton attended the segregated Russellville schools and graduated from the county High School. He taught in the system and served as Assistant Superintendent toward the end of his career. Mr. Linton discusses interacial activities in Russellville prior to integration. . Transcript available.

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