Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Loyal Jones

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Wed, 12/08/1999




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Loyal Jones tells of his student days at Berea College at the time of reintegration in the 1950s, and of returning to live in Berea where he was Director of the 9 state Council of the Southern Mountains. He describes the complexities of the 185 member organization, some of its participants, internal struggles, various grants and their varied work. In his recent study of the real old time Baptists, he discovered a remarkably good relationships between the races. Transcript available.

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