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.