Western Kentucky University, Special Collections Library

Interview with James O. McKinney

Date of Interview: 

Fri, 03/05/1993





Corporal punishment of children - Warren County (Ky.), Ku Klux Klan - Warren County (Ky.), Schools - Warren County (Ky.), Schools - Logan County (Ky.), Schools - Bowling Green (Ky.), Schools - Auburn (Ky.), School children - transportation - Warren County (Ky.), African Americans--Education--1920-1960, Segregation in education--Kentucky, Integration in education, African American teachers, Bowling Green (Ky.)--Social Life and customs, Warren County (Ky.)--Social life and customs--20th century, Auburn (Ky.), Logan County (Ky.), One-room schools, Teachers, African American

Call Number: 

FA 166 B1 F28

Rev. James O. McKinney describes his experience as an African American student in Warren County, Kentucky, c. 1922. Provides description of the one-room school in the Rich Pond community. Lists several African American teachers and describes their training. Provides details about the start and end dates of school, general day-to-day happenings of the school, regularity of attendance, discipline, and fundraising. Rev. McKinney describes issues regarding integration in Warren, Logan, and Simpson Counties as well as race relations in the area.

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